Art History

March 21, 2019

Kedra Kearis (AH PhD anticipated) receives NY Historical Society Fellowship for Summer 2019

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Kedra Kearis has been awarded a NY Historical Society Fellowship for her pre-doctoral research on women patrons of New York Society in the Gilded Age. Kearis's research focuses on the French-American exchange in the late nineteenth century with a particular emphasis on the revival of eighteenth-century fine and decorative arts. Fellowships of the NY HS are made possible through the generous endowment of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library at the NY HS is home to over 350,000 books, nearly 20,000 linear feet of manuscripts and archives, and a distinctive collection of maps, photographs and prints, as well as ephemera and family papers documenting the history of the US from a distinctly NY perspective. The Library's collections are particularly rich in material pertaining to the American Revolution and the early Republic, the Civil War, and the Gilded Age. Read More

March 12, 2019

Scott Gratson, "Fire in my Belly: Reflections on Censorship and Images of AIDS and Activism through the Art of David Wojnarowitcz"

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Scott Gratson (Professor of Instruction in Communication and Social Influence, Klein College of Undergraduate Studies; PhD in AH anticipated May 19) presented a lecture on the art of David Wojnarowicz on Temple's Tokyo campus, as part of the Feminist Art and Theory class on that campus.  Picture: Scott Gratson enjoying an after-lecture dinner with Toshiaki Yokozawa (TUJ Board Member), and Assoc Dean George Miller and his wife. Read More

March 5, 2019

Tara Kaufman awarded the William H. Truettner Graduate Fellowship

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Tara Kaufman (MA anticipated) has been awarded the William H, Truettner Graduate Fellowship to work with Dr. Eleanor Harvey, Senior Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in the summer of 2019.  Her project, "Antartic Encounters: Perceiving Ecological Change in Frank Wilbert Stokes's Landscapes", an American artist who accompanied several scientific explorations to arctic regions. Stokes's representations of both Arctic and Antarctic landscapes raise critical questions regarding ecological implications of scientific and commercial exploration to regions that are now of urgent concern. Kaufman will consider his landscapes in the context of their being produced on the heels of the Hudson River School of painting, whose artists similarly embedded their landscapes with a sense of national progress. Read More

February 4, 2019

Art History faculty and alumni at the PMA Symposium "Worlds Among US"

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Tyler Art History faculty and alumni reconnected at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Symposium "Worlds Among Us: Across Geographies" on January 31, 2019. Squeezed into the frame are James Merle Thomas; Jerry Silk; Yana Balsom (MA 19xx), Associate Director of Exhibition Planning at the PMA; Jennifer Zwilling (MA 2001), Curator of Artistic Programs at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia; Nicole Elizabeth Cook (MA 2010), Coordinator for Academic Partnerships at the PMA. Read More

January 28, 2019

Dr.Emily Neumeier awarded the 2018 Margaret B. Sevcenko Prize in Islamic Art and Culture

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Dr. Emily Neumeier, currrently fulfilling a Getty post-doc in Athens, was awarded the Margaret B. Sevcenko Prize in Islamic Art and Culture for her paper, "The Church the Pasha Built: Towards a Multi-Confessional History of Islamic Architecture". This competitive award is  conferred annually by the Historians of Islamic Art Association for the best unpublished essay written by a junior scholar. The essay is part of Neumeier's larger project on the buildings of Ottoman Greece and Albania, and will be considered for publication in the journal Muqarnas. Read More

January 28, 2019

Connie Booth (MA 2018) to intern Brandywine River Museum of Art

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Connie Booth (MA 2018) has accepted an internship position with the curating and collections teams of the Brandywine River Museums of Art.  She will be working with curator Amanda Burdan on upcoming exhibitions and compiling white files on several newly acquired George Cope paintings. Read More

January 14, 2019

Sarina Miller wins Temple University Adjunct Teaching Award

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Sarina Miller, probably best known for her teaching of HIstory of Modern Graphic Design has been chosen as one of the best adjuncts at Temple University. Sarina is an alum of the Art History program and has developed a strong online presence with this class and classes on 19th century prints, from Japan to the Europe. Read More

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