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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Alexis Clark (Ph.D., 2014) has been appointed Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History and Visual Culture at Denison University for the 2016-17 academic year. Since her graduation in 2014, Alexis taught at the University of Southern California and the University of California, Riverside. She has published in Art History and Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, and has forthcoming publications in The... read more »

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The department welcomes the following new graduate students to our doctoral and master's programs: Ph.D. in Art History and Visual Culture • Felipe Alvarez de Toledo • Jessica Orzulak M.A. in Digital Art History • Ruby Hung • Stephanie Manning M.A. in Computational Media • Yiran Ao • Luke LeGrand • Vivian Tan • Yuchen Zhao read more »

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Histoires sociales de l'art. Une Anthologie critique, edited by Neil McWilliam, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Art and Art History, together with Johanne Lamoureux (INHA, Paris) and (EBABX, Bordeaux), was recently published in France by Les Presses du réel. A two-volume historiographical survey of social art history in Europe and the United States from the 1930s to 2000, the anthology pairs more than thirty classic texts and lesser-... read more »

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Beverly McIver, Past Tense, 2016, oil on canvas. Beverly McIver, Esbenshade Professor of the Practice of Visual Arts, will be part of a new exhibition at 21 C Durham, Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume and Confrontation. Featuring painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, the exhibition will be on view through June 2017 and includes works by twenty-five artists from more than a dozen countries. Bedecked and bejeweled, the... read more »

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Beverly McIver, Sisters Forever, 2016, oil on canvas. Objects of Affection, a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Beverly McIver, Esbenshade Professor of the Practice of Visual Arts, opened September 7, 2016 at the Betty Cuningham Gallery in New York. McIver's paintings are a voyage in self-revelation from her earlier self-portraits in white face (the clown) to black face (confronting the black stereotype); to more recently... read more »

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

William Noland, video still from Dream Rooms (2014), part of the ongoing series Presence Documents, single-channel video with sound, 19 mins., © 2014 William Noland. William Noland, professor of the practice of visual arts, had a solo exhibition open at the North Carolina Museum of Art on September 3, 2016. Called Dream Rooms, the exhibition examines our wired world of the 21st century. Individuals are seen in coffee... read more »

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Caroline Bruzelius, Anne M. Cogan Professor of Art History, will present "Visualizing Venice: The Life and Times of an International Digital Collaboration" as part of the lecture series in the School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin on September 19, 2016. Visualizing Venice is a Digital Humanities initiative that consists of students, scholar's and architects at all levels of their careers who are actively involved in research... read more »

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Duke Today featured two departmental faculty members, Carla Antonaccio, professor of classical archaeology, and Pedro Lasch, associate research professor of visual arts, in the August 15 issue in "15 Years after 9/11." The Temple of Baal-Shamin in Palmyra, Syria, before and after it was destroyed by ISIS. Photos courtesy Bernard Gagnon, BBC News Antonaccio discussed the ancient archaeological sites that have become battlefields in "Since 9/11,... read more »

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The department welcomes a large group of new and returning Fulbrights, post-docs, fellows, research scholars, and visiting graduate students this academic year. We wish them a productive residency at Duke. Shadow, no. 5 (Hinomaru bunko, July 1956), cover by Matsumoto Masahiko. Helen Ackers Fulbright Scholar, Classical Archaeology Sponsor: Sheila Dillon Andrea Basso Visiting Graduate Student, Architecture and Engineering, University of Padua... read more »

Monday, August 22, 2016

Young Ji Lee (Ph.D., 2015) has been appointed visiting assistant professor in East Asian art history at Oberlin College for the year 2016-17. read more »

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