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Monday, June 26, 2017

Entangled Encryptions 2, a unique multi-color woodblock print by Merrill Shatzman, professor of the practice of visual arts, has been selected for inclusion in the Hida-Takayama Contemporary Woodblock-Prints Triennale 2017 Japan. Shatzman is one of two American printmakers represented in the group of twenty artists included in the Triennale from different countries. Her woodblock print is part of the fifty-nine works that will be... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Paper Hat Game, a collaboration between Raquel Salvatella de Prada, assistant professor of the practice of visual arts, and Torry Bend, associate professor of the practice of theater studies, has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience. The nomination was announced on April 27 and is based on performances that took place at The Tank/ 3-Legged Dog in New York in June and July of 2016. Nomination... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Tom Rankin, Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY, 2011. Tom Rankin, professor of the practice of art and documentary studies, published “First Saturday in May” in the online journal Southern Cultures.  Published  before the 143rd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6, 2017, Rankin shared memories of a lifetime attending the "greatest two minutes in sports.” read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Italy-Vulci 3D Flyover The work of the Dig@Lab, directed by Maurizio Forte, William and Sue Gross Professor of Classical Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies, was featured in “Seeing Seven Centuries from Above,” part of a series of essays on drone technology in research, “Research from a New Point of View,” in Duke Stories. Forte leads a team, including AAHVS doctoral student Katherine McCusker, who was quoted in the... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Andrea Basso, Elisa Castagna, and Lucas Giles, Reconstructed choir screen of Sta. Chiara, Naples. Caroline Bruzelius, Anne M. Cogan Professor of Art History, chaired the session, “The Echo of the Stones: Digital Humanities, Visualization and Modeling,” at the conference, Second Days: Spiritual Landscapes, June 14-16, 2017 in Barcelona. Speakers in the session included Bruzelius, Lucas Giles (MA ’16), and Umberto Plaja (Trinity ’10)... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Scholander, Fredrik Wilhelm, Palermo Cathedral, 1840s, watercolor, 27.5 x 43 cm, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. (From Medieval Kingdom of Sicily Image Database) Caroline Bruzelius, Anne M. Cogan Professor of Art History, provided the keynote address, “Transforming Art History in the Digital Revolution,” at the Digital Art History Research Group Seminar on June 12, 2017 at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Bruzelius discussed several... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Jasmine Cobb has been granted tenure and appointed Bacca Foundation Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies. The Bacca Foundation encourages excellence in the fields of Rhetoric, Culture, and Society. Congratulations, Jasmine! read more »

Monday, May 1, 2017

Beverly J. McIver, Esbenshade Professor of the Practice, Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Duke University, has been awarded the Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize in Visual Arts for the 2017-18 year. She will be pursuing the topic, "Impact of Place.”   http://beverlymciverart.com read more »

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Alexis Clark (PhD ‘14), had her article,“The Musée du Luxembourg and Toulouse-Lautrec’s ‘Portrait of Monsieur Delaporte in the Jardin de Paris’,” published in The Burlington Magazine (March 17, No. 1368-Vol. 159, pp. 212-217). The cover image used for this issue is the subject of her essay. Clark is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History and Visual Culture at Denison University for the 2016-17 academic year. read more »

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Marie-Pier Boucher (PhD ’16) has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Media and Environment with a cross-appointment in the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology and the Faculty of Information (iSchool) at the University of Toronto. Congratulations, Marie-Pier! read more »

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