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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Michaela O’Brien, M.F.A. Instructor in Art, Art History & Visual Studies Michaela O’Brien is an instructor in the Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies at Duke for 2017-18 and is a Teaching for Equity Fellow in the Duke Human Rights Center in the Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University. She will teach courses in digital photography and the photobook for the department during the academic year. Michaela O’Brien... read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Paul B. Jaskot, Ph.D.
 Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and Director of the Wired! Lab in Digital Art History & Visual Culture Photo Credit: DePaul University/Jeff Carrion Paul Jaskot is joining Duke as a professor of art history and director of the Wired! Lab for Digital Art History & Visual Culture. Jaskot was previously professor of the history of art and architecture and director of Studio χ at DePaul... read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Susanna Caviglia, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies Susanna Caviglia joins the department as an assistant professor of art history and visual studies. She took her degrees at the Sapienza University in Rome and the Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris. She teaches courses on early modern art and culture. Her research interests focus on French and Italian Art in the long eighteenth century, early modern... read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Reconstruction of Sta. Chiara, Naples. The Duke Wired!/University of Padua collaborative team was recently invited by the Paisajes espirituales research group at the University of Barcelona to present their digital reconstruction of the choir screen at the church of Santa Chiara in Naples, June 14-16, 2017, in Barcelona. Members of the project team, left to right: Lucas Giles (Duke, G ’16), Elisa Castagna (University of Padua),... read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

A grant from the Getty Foundation was awarded in support of a 2-year advanced institute in digital art history to be led by principal investigator Victoria Szabo, associate research professor of visual and media studies. The grant is given as part of the Getty Foundation’s Digital Art History Initiative and reflects the confidence of the Foundation in the quality of the project. The workshop will be co-sponsored by the international... read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Duke University has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a Summer 2018 Institute for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities. Led by Victoria Szabo, associate research professor of visual and media studies, and hosted at the Franklin Humanities Institute, the Virtual and Augmented Reality for the Digital Humanities Institute (VARDHI) integrates humanities teaching and scholarship with artificial and virtual reality... read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Jacopo de’Barbari, View of Venice, 1500, c. 1460/1470-1516 or before. Woodcut from six blocks on six sheets of paper, 52 1/4 x 109 1/4 in. (132.72 x 277.5 cm) (sheet). Minneapolis Institute of Art. The John R. Van Derlip Fund. 2010.88. Photo courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art. September 7 – December 31, 2017 The Nasher Museum presents a multi-media exhibition that brings to life the city of Venice through Jacopo de’ Barbari... read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

INSTALLATION ARRAY Monolithography, Or Me, my friends and ( I I - ) Laurids Andersen Sonne August 28 – September 15, 2017 Opening reception Thursday, August 31, 2017, 4 PM Fragments of summer time spent in the saddle of a faded-blue cyclepro blizzard, between; chanterelles, smoked herring on rye, birdwatching, a birthday party in a Mauritanian nomad tent, listening for the elusive... read more »

Daïchi Saïto, Engram of Returning
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

This symposium intends to probe more closely into how the complex processes of current modes of cultural production and reception involve the immediate and deep pasts. Technological obsolescence, the physical archive, and the contemporary artist’s reengagement with pre-digital technologies are a few of the topics that will be explored during four panel sessions, featuring contemporary artists, whose new work exploits older or analog technologies... read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

How art history scholar Caroline Bruzelius used technology to create and improve her iconic Gothic cathedrals course DURHAM — Your mom may be cool, but did she ever strap you to her chest and carry you to the top of Notre Dame Cathedral? Caroline Bruzelius, as an assistant art history professor at Duke, did just that in 1986 when her son Anders was just three weeks old. Bruzelius had just received permission to scale the... read more »

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