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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Photo by Travis Dove, courtesy of High Museum. Katherine Jentleson (PhD, 2015), the High Museum of Art’s Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art, was featured in an article in ARTSATL, “The High Museum of Art receives a gift of 47 works by self-taught Southern artists.” It discussed a recent gift made by Gordon W. Bailey to the High Museum of Art and Jentleson’s curatorial role in reviving the museum’s folk and self-taught art... read more »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Duke STEAM challenge (dukesteamchallenge.org) is an interdisciplinary cross-campus competition for students combining Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics together in a collaborative project. This year’s competition was directed by the Vice Provost of Academic Affairs, Keith Whitfield and... read more »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Doctoral candidate Joseph Williams has received the Phyllis W. G. Gordan/Lily Auchincloss/Samuel H. Kress Foundation Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome (year 1 of a 2-year fellowship). While at the American Academy in Rome, he will pursue his dissertation research on the Church of S. Corrado, Molfetta, Italy. Congratulations, Joe! read more »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pietro Lorenzetti, Pala del Carmine (detail), 1329. Alexandra Dodson, who recently successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, presented "Constructing Mount Carmel in Central Italy: Carmelite Architecture and Identity" in the session Constructing Connections: Place and Identity in Early Modern Visual Culture at the annual conference of the Renaissance Society of America in Boston. Another doctoral candidate, Elisabeth... read more »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Jacques Androuet du Cerceau, Château of Blois, exterior façade of Louis XII wing and interior façade of Francis I wing, 1570. Courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum. Doctoral candidate Elisabeth Narkin is the recipient of the 2016 Carter Manny Award for research, which comes with a $15,000 prize, for her dissertation Rearing the Royals: Architecture and the Spatialization of Royal Childhood in France, 1499–1610. Elisabeth’s... read more »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Kristine Stiles, France Family Professor of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, contributed the following essays to Reading Contemporary Performance: Theatricality Across Genres (Routledge, 2015): “Anti-Art,” “Destruction Art,” “Fluxus,” and “Bodies in Action,” the last co-authored with Kathy O’Dell, Professor of Art History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Stiles recently authored the essay, “Landscape of... read more »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pedro Lasch, associate research professor of visual arts, was featured in Duke Today, where he discussed his first experience teaching public art to the masses on the Internet. today.duke.edu/2016/04/artmooc read more »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Maurizio Forte, William and Sue Gross Professor of Classical Studies and Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, was featured in an article in Duke Magazine, “Planet Duke: Classics go digital,” in the Spring 2016 issue.... read more »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Bill Fick, visiting assistant professor of the practice of visual arts, is currently exhibiting his "Scary Wall #3" print installation as part of the OUT OF PRINT exhibition at the Ft. Wayne Museum of Art. The piece measures 8 ft x 8 ft and is made up of 30 linocut prints that are pasted to the gallery wall. This installation is part of a series of prints based on Fick's interest in underground comics and lowbrow graphics. OUT OF PRINT... read more »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Caroline Bruzelius, Anne M. Cogan Professor of Art History, has received the 2015-2016 Dean’s Leadership Award. A reception to celebrate award recipients was held Monday, April 25, 2016 at the Doris Duke Center in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. The award “recognizes leadership through a distinctive contribution to research, teaching, and service.” The award letter from Valerie S. Ashby, Dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, noted that... read more »

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