Art History

    February 1, 2024

    Dr Emily Neumeier to speak at Harvard

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    This semester Dr. Emily Neumeier will be spending her sabbatical at Harvard University as a research fellow in the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture. During this fellowship, she will be pursuing a new research project about practices of architectural restoration in Ottoman and Republican-era Istanbul, which she will discuss in an upcoming lecture on February 8. Neumeier has already begun investigating this topic in an essay that appears in her co-edited volume Hagia Sophia in the Long Nineteenth Century, which comes out this month with Edinburgh University Press. Read More

    January 30, 2024

    Art History Department sponsors lecture: Dr. Rachel Vause

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Wednesday, February 21 5:30-6:45 p.m. Tyler B081 In her lecture Fabricating a Glittering Past: The Origins of the ‘Anglo-Saxons, Tyler alum Dr. Rachael Vause (MA '14) will discuss the art and archaeology of early English art, including the burial mound of Sutton Hoo, and amulets and cross pendants that reconstruct belief systems. An early medieval art historian, Vause holds a PhD in art history from the University of Delaware.  This lecture is free and open to the public Read More

    January 30, 2024

    Book Launch Party!

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Join us for a party to celebrate the publications of three faculty members: Assoc. Prof. Leah Modigliani: Counter Revanchist Art in the Global City Assoc. Prof. Erin Pauwels: Napoleon Sarony's Living Pictures Asst. Prof. Mariola Alvarez: The Affinity of Neoconcretism Feb 1 beginning at 6 Temple Contemporary; light refreshments provided Read More

    January 25, 2024

    Associate Professor Erin Pauwels Appointed Visiting Professor of American Art at the University of Oxford

    Author: Jordan Cameron

    Erin Pauwels, PhD, Associate Professor of American Art and Undergraduate Advisor, has been appointed the 2024-25 Terra Foundation Visiting Professor in American Art in the Department of History of Art at the University of Oxford.  During her professorship, Pauwels will teach an undergraduate course about American art from the 17th century to the present day. She will also teach a graduate course on how land, animals, and material resources have inspired the art and visual and material culture of the United States of America, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Pauwels will also be a Visiting Fellow at Worcestor College during her time in Oxford, where she will deliver the annual Terra Lecture in American Art in spring 2025.  Read More

    January 19, 2024

    Maria de Lourdes Mariño (PhD candidate) publishes chapter on decolonizing art history

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Maria's chapter, “Decolonizing La Revolución: Cuban Artistic Practice in a Liminal Space” can be found in The Routledge Companion to Decolonizing Art History, edited by Tatiana Flores, Florencia San Martín, and Charlene Villaseñor Black (2024). Check it out here! Read More

    January 15, 2024

    Dr Alice M. Rudy Price obtains research grant

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    The Carlsberg Foundation has granted Alice M. Rudy Price (PhD 2014, Adj, Asst. Prof.) funding for six months of research in Denmark from May to December 2025. This funding will support catalogue research for a 2026–2027 art exhibition, "Aging Bodies, Mature Careers," hosted by Ribe Kunstmuseum and Skovgaard Museet in Denmark. Read More

    January 10, 2024

    Dr. Megan Pignaturo-Reddicks (2024) publishes article

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Megan's work, "Divesting and Dismembering: Storage Findings in the Disassembly of Armor" was co-authored with Livingston Bailin and Chassica Kirchhoff and was the result of a grant from the Detroit Institute of Arts. You can find the article in the Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, v. 97, n. 1 (2023), p. 66-83. Read More


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