Visual Studies

November 16, 2020

Position Available: Associate Professor or Professor – Modern and/or Contemporary Art History of Visual Culture

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

The Department of Art History of Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the specialization of the arts and visual culture of the Modern and/or Contemporary period. While expertise in modern and/or contemporary art is essential, the committee welcomes applicants from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and encourages research areas centered in geographies beyond Europe and the Americas. Read More

November 16, 2020

Leah Modigliani included in large group exhibition at PAFA

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Dr. Leah Modigliani's work has been included in a large group exhibition, Taking Space: Contemporary Women Artists and the Politics of Scale, which opens at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia on 11/19/2020. Her work is being shown next to other Tyler professors Dona Nelson and Winifred Lutz (emerita). Modigliani was interviewed by Laurel McLaughlin, to be published in a special issue, "Theatres of Labour", in Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts. Read More

March 9, 2020

Tyler Faculty Leah Modigliani’s New Exhibition

Author: tuf83247

Leah Modigliani, program head of Visual Studies at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, has a solo exhibition, Rome 1947, on view at Grizzly Grizzly gallery in Philadelphia, now through March 29, 2020. Her work in the show “is made in response to our contemporary political climate to be exhibited in the midst of the democratic primaries in this important election year.” Modigliani uses photography, a political poster and a large-scale puppet to harken back to the Italian citizens’ protest of their right-wing government. Read More

September 13, 2019

Leah Modigliani's book reviewed by RACAR

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Leah Modigliani, head of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture's Visual Studies Program, had her recent book, Engendering an Avant-Garde: The Unsettled Landscapes of Vancouver Photo-Conceptualism, reviewed in RACAR 2019. The reviewer called her book "an admirable work that brings dispassionate clarity to persistent hegemonic structures in the art world." Read more here. Read More

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