LAVIN, Irving. American, b. 1927. Genres: Art/Art history. Career: Dumbarton Oaks, Fellow, 1957-1959; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, lecturer in art history, 1959-1962; New York University, NYC, associate professor of art history, became professor, 1963-1973; Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, professor of historical studies, 1973-. Columbia University, NYC, Matthews Lecturer, 1957; Pierpont Morgan Library, NY, Franklin Jasper Walls Lecturer, 1975. Publications: Bernini and the Crossing of St. Peter's, 1968; Bernini and the Unity of the Visual Arts, 2 vols, 1980; (with P. Gordon, and others) Drawings by Gianlorenzo Bernini: From the Museum der Bildenden, (exhibition and catalogue), 1981; Bernin et l'Art de la Satire Social, 1987; Past-Present: Essays on Historicism in Art from Donatello to Picasso, 1993. EDITOR: (with J. Plummer) Studies in Late Medieval and Renaissance Painting in Honor of Millard Meiss, 2 vols, 1978; Gianlorenzo Bernini: New Aspects of his Art and Thought: A Commemorative Volume, 1986; World Art: Themes of Unity in Diversity: Acts of the XXVIth Internatinal Congress of the History of Art, 1986; (with W. Tronzo) Studies on Art and Archeology in Honor of Ernst Kitzinger on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday, 1987; Meaning in the Visual Arts: Views from the Outside: A Centennial Commemoration of Erwin Panofsky (1892-1968) (proceedings of a symposium), 1995; Three Essays on Style, by Erwin Panofsky, with a memoir by William S. Heckscher, 1996. Author of many scholarly papers. Address: School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ 08540, U.S.A.