Michael Hatch stands next to a sculpture in the Astor Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Dr. Michael Hatch, an assistant professor in the Department of Art, conducted research for his book on early 19th Century Chinese painting while he was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Michael Hatch: More in 19th Century Paintings Than Meets the Eye

While an Andrew W. Mellow Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Dr. Michael Hatch is researching the appeals made to senses other than sight in 19th Century Chinese painting. Hatch says the art from this understudied period reflects nostalgia for the "good old days." Read more.