Susan Sidlauskas will be working primarily on her book project, Skins: The Metamorphoses of John Singer Sargent, as a Guggenheim Fellow for 2014. Using her pre-med background, Dr. Sidlauskas uses medical "metaphor to account for what it is exactly that Sargent does with and through all those seemingly mobile layers of color he painted, and why it matters". Sargent was the son of a physician. For more see