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Attorney Joins Board : UCLA Professor Named National Gallery Fellow

August 10, 1986

Cecelia Klein, an associate professor of art history at the UCLA College of Fine Arts, has been named an Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow for the 1986-87 fall term at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington.

The fellowship is given to scholars who have held a Ph.D. for five years or more and who show outstanding promise in their field.

Her grant project, entitled "Dressed to Kill: Politics of Costume in Aztec Sacrificial Rites," explores the meaning and symbols of costumes in ancient Aztec Indian death rituals.

Fellows are selected by a national committee of art historians.

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