Art History

July 23, 2021

Ali Printz (PhD candidate, Art History) chosen for the Center of Curatorial Leadership seminar

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Ali Printz is one of 16 PhD candidates from across the country chosen to attend the eighth annual Center for Curatorial Leadership/Mellon Foundation seminar, both this summer and next. "With the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, since 2014 CCL has provided eight classes of advanced graduate students with the knowledge and networks to pursue professional opportunities in museums. This year’s students represent sixteen different universities and a broad range of fields of study which include contemporary art in the Middle East, the swamps of Dutch landscapes, Soviet Hauntology, ecological art in the Black diaspora, Appalachian regionalism, and marble sculptures from post-Tridentine Rome. Together, this cohort demonstrates approaches to scholarship that promise to expand the knowledge, impact, and audience of our field." Read More

July 14, 2021

Ari Lipkis (PhD student) to speak at Piranesi conference

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Ari Lipkis will present "Imprisoned in the Fold: Piranesi and the Video Artist" at the New Approaches to Piranesi: A Virtual Roundtable, hosted by the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of North Carolina, on July 16, 2021. Registration for the event is through: bit.ly/piranesiroundtable  Read More

June 25, 2021

Lily F. Scott (PhD candidate) awarded fellowship at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Lily F. Scott was awarded the Barra American Art Fellowship at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Center for American Art for 2021/22. The Barra American Art Fellow assists with department research and exhibition projects while also working on personal research and dissertation writing. Lily's project, Neither Then nor Now: Queer Temporalities & Interwar Portraits of Expatriate Sapphists, examines the portraiture of/by queer American women artists living in 1920s Paris. Read More

June 16, 2021

AH Alumni publish on art and politics in the US

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Natalia Vieyra (PhD 2021) and Tara Kaufman (MA 2019) have both contributed articles to Panorma: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art 7.1 2021. Natalia's article is in the Special Section on Art and Politics in the US Capitol: "Columbus, Conquest, and the Capitol"; Tara's article is a review of an exhibition: "Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art Nature, Culture" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Both can be found here : Panorama Spring 2021 Read More

May 27, 2021

Maite Barrigan (PhD 2017) publishes article in Modernism/Modernity

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Maite Barragán, who earned her PhD at Temple in 2017 and is now a tenure-track assistant professor of art history at Albright College, has an article published in the Modernism/Modernity – one of the top journals for modern art and visual culture. Her article is drawn from a chapter of her dissertation, and is featured on the cover of the recent January 2021 print issue and has been made available online as a featured article in the print-plus edition. Read More

May 4, 2021

Mariola Alvarez to give paper at symposium

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Mariola Alvarez will present a paper at the "Women in Abstraction. Another History of Abstraction in the 20th Century" Symposium, May 19-21, 2021. The symposium is organized by the Musée National d'Art Moderne and the Pompidou Museum in Paris. Read More

April 29, 2021

Dr, Alvarez awarded a fellowship for 2021-2022

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Mariola V. Alvarez has been awarded a Regional Faculty Fellowship with the Wolf Humanities Center at the University of Pennsylvania for the 2021–2022 academic year. Alvarez will join Mellon postdoctoral fellows, advanced doctoral fellows, and faculty fellows from Penn and other institutions throughout the region, whose work represents a wide range of disciplines in the humanities. Alvarez will present work on early twentieth century immigrant artist groups in São Paulo, Brazil as part of the Center's Mellon Research Seminar on "Migration." Read More

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