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Monday, February 8, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 6:30-9 PM A290, Bay 9, Smith Warehouse Duke University Hanna Wiegers “Origins and Development of the St. Jacques Convent in Paris” Commentator: Joseph Williams Justin M. Sandulli “This Side of Paradise: Tracing Modernism in Hawaii” Commentator: Rosalia Romero Kathy Huang “Zeng Fanzhi and the Global Art Market” Commentator: Kelly Tang Sophia Sennett “Generating Topologies: Movement and Sensing through Immersive Cinema... read more »

Thursday, December 10, 2015

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ3JkVxi9AE   A new exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke gives visitors a chance to use technology to color ancient statues. Duke computer scientists and art historians created software that projects a multitude of colors onto the sculptures using light from a projector. Lives of Things Project Team Duke University 2014 - 2015... read more »

Monday, November 30, 2015

Digital Pedagogy and Research in Art History, Archeaology and Visual Studies February 22, 2016 • 8:30am—6:30pm Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University sites.duke.edu/digsymposium Sponsored by the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and the Wired! Lab. read more »

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where he has taught since 1989, has been named CAA’s 2016 Distinguished Scholar. A specialist in American art, African American art, and theories of race and representation, Powell will be honored in February during a special session at CAA’s upcoming... read more »

Monday, November 9, 2015

Acqua e cibo a Venezia: Storie della laguna e della citta , a Visualizing Venice exhibition in the Ducal Palace, Venice, opened on September 26 and runs through February 2016. Kristin Love Huffman, instructor in Art, Art History & Visual Studies, coordinated the section on banquets, parades, and festivals and contributed the essay, “Banchetti, parate, giochi e feste” to the catalogue. The exhibition vividly illustrates how Venice,... read more »

Monday, November 9, 2015

In October the Duke Board of Trustees approved a new $50 million arts center, planned for the northeast corner of Anderson Street and Campus Drive, near the Nasher Museum of Art and Duke Gardens. The center will provide space for rehearsal, performance, video production, classroom instruction and other uses. Construction is expected to take two years. The new arts center at Duke is the largest and most recent in a series of university... read more »

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Post-doc position, Research Associate or Equivalent The DIG@LAB (Digital Digging) at Duke, Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, seeks applicants for a post-doc, a research associate (or equivalent) fellowship focusing on scholarship in digital archaeology - Roman archaeology – and more specifically on the digital reconstruction of the Forum of Trajan in Rome for the Museum of Imperial Fora. Applicants' own research... read more »

Friday, October 2, 2015

October 4, 2015 Nasher Museum of Art 12:00-4:00PMCaroline Bruzelius, Mark Olson, Guillermo Sapiro, Mariano Tepper The Wired! Lab’s Lives of Things, a project co-led by Caroline Bruzelius, Mark Olson, Guillermo Sapiro, and Mariano Tepper, will be featured as part of the Nasher Museum of Art’s Homecoming event Sunday, October 4th, from 12:00-4:00p.m. Over the summer, the Nasher’s permanent exhibition gallery was renovated to... read more »

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Duke alumnus film about the Oxford Grey and Black Friars by Dr James Knowles (North Carolina State University) recently featured in an "Open Day" exhibit in Oxford to coincide with completion of the new excavations at Greyfriars.  http://oxfordarchaeology.com/community/westgate-excavations The Oxford Friars project virtually reconstructs the medieval... read more »

Friday, June 5, 2015

Duke's Pedro Lasch gave four U.S. congressmen a private tour of a new exhibit in Havana. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-New Mexico, speaks during a tour of an art exhibit in Havana. Udall was part of a four-member congressional delegation visiting Cuba. Sen. Al Franken, far right in the photo, attended as well. Photo courtesy of Pedro Lasch.   Duke Art Professor Pedro Lasch offered a private tour of his latest art exhibit to four... read more »

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