Sarah Lewis

Assistant Professor, History of Art and Architecture and African and American Studies, Harvard University

Sarah Lewis is an assistant professor of history of art and architecture and African and African American Studies at Harvard University. She was guest editor of the “Vision & Justice” issue of Aperture, which received the 2017 Infinity Award for Critical Writing and Research from the International Center of Photography. Her scholarship has been published in journals as well as in The New Yorker and Artforum. Lewis also authored the best-seller, The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery. A frequent keynote speaker at universities and conferences, her work has been profiled in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal.

Videos/Audio of Sarah Lewis

Art historian Sarah Lewis (Harvard University) and architect Michael Murphy (MASS Design Group) discuss the art and... See more
“Truth,” wrote Frederick Douglass, “belongs, like the earth, to all the earth’s inhabitants.” In the search for truth,... See more
Bestselling author Sarah Lewis (The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery) investigates the... See more