March 23, 2021

Liam Machado to speak at Rutgers University Art History Graduate Symposium

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Liam will be giving a paper, "The Elegy in the Expanse: Water as a Medium of Memory in Afterlives of the Transatlantic Slave Trade" on Thursday April 22 in the 1:00-2:45 panel, "Material Memory". The conference, Mnemonic Aesthetics: Memory and Trauma in Art, April 22 and 23, hosted by the Rutgers University Graduate Students. Read More

March 22, 2021

Dr. Tracy Cooper publishes article

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Cooper's article, "Intermediality, Image & Text in the Construction & Circulation of Cassinese Identity," is in The Network of Cassinese Arts in Renaissance Italy, edited by Alessandro Nova and Giancarla Periti (Officina Libraria, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut). Read More

March 19, 2021

Linda Earle appointed PEW Center for Arts & Heritage 2021 Visiting Scholar

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Linda Earle (Professor of Practice, Art Management) has been appointed the PEW Center for Arts and Heritage Visiting Scholar for 2021. In this role, she will organize a series of conversations with Center constituents, staff, and thinking partners considering how Black archives can serve as a framework for a multivalent exploration of Black cultural production. "I was asked to think about issues around Black cultural productivity with the Center, and I wanted to find a way into the subject that would facilitate a sort of rhizomatic exploration across the expanse and diversity of that landscape," said Earle. "Looking at what is recognized, documented, preserved and 'metabolizedm' by institutions provides an opportunity to discuss fundamental elements like the formation of cultural narratives, individual and collective legacies, and the dynamics of racism and resistance."  Read More

March 11, 2021

RECAP: Art History's Presence at CAA

Author: Zachary Vickers

A large number of graduate students and faculty of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture's Art History Department presented papers, chaired sessions and were panelists at the annual College Art Association of America (CAA) conference (February 10–13, 2021). As the principal organization in the United States for professionals in the arts, CAA is the most important professional conference to for advocacy in the arts and intellectual engagement with cutting-edge theory with its broad and diverse membership. Meeting together only once a year, this is where makers and interpreters of art exchange ideas and foster understanding of the arts. Read More

March 3, 2021

Ashley West Elected as Vice President of Historians of Netherlandish Art

Author: Zachary Vickers

Ashley West, associate professor of Northern Renaissance and Baroque Art, 1400–1700 in Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Art History Program, has been elected as vice president of Historians of Netherlandish Art (HNA). “I am very honored to have been voted by my colleagues across the globe to be the next vice president of HNA,” said West. The HNA is a group of over 800 international academics, curators and graduate students who are all dedicated to the study of Netherlandish, German/Austrian and Franco-Flemish art and architecture. During her four-year term, working closely with president-elect Walter Melion of Emory University, West will help lead the organization through a variety of new and existing initiatives. Read More