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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

An Evening with Shambhavi Kaul — Applying deep research, precise editing, and fine-tuned humor to a combination of her own cinematography and found footage, Shambhavi Kaul depicts landscapes and figures that exist between imagination and reality. Her work uses cultural tropes from places like Hong Kong, India, and Mexico to reveal the ambiguous meanings behind loaded popular signifiers. Kaul presents a selection of her... read more about Faculty at Museum of Modern Art »

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Art, Art History & Visual Studies Art History Speaker Series Fall 2018   September 12, 2018, 5:00 PM  “Lustmord: Images of Violence and the Shape of the Public Sphere in Early Twentieth-Century Germany” Frederic J. Schwartz Professor of History of Art and Architecture, University College, London A266, Smith Warehouse October 16, 2018, 5:00 PM  “For Love or Money: Gisele Freund’s... read more about Fall 2018 »

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Print installation by Merrill Shatzman, Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, that presents stationary color woodcut prints adjacent to projected animations of black and white woodblocks that are displayed within the framework of a grid. All of the prints include aspects of urban landscapes, emphasizing details, shape, time, transition and visual tension found within architecture and the surrounding... read more about Capturing Magic Installation »

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

The 20-minute video of sights and sounds of the garden was taken by Hunter Stark, Trinity '18. The video won a 2018 Visual Studies Initiatives Award from the Art, Art History and Visual Studies Department and is now part of the "Blomquist Gardens 50th Anniversary" library exhibit. The full article can be found at Duke News: https://today.duke.edu/2018/08/... read more about Video by VSI Award-winning alumnus featured in Duke News »

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Art, Art History & Visual Studies Visiting Artist Lecture Series Fall 2018 9/5/18, 6:30pmCarlos Hernandez Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater 10/12/18, 5:30pmIsabella Alexander Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater 10/25/18, 8pmHelga Fanderl Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater 11/6/18, 4pm... read more about Fall 2018 »

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Paul Jaskot, professor of art, art history and visual studies and director of the Wired! Lab at Duke, is the joint recipient of a 3-year National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Advancement Grant of $296,455, along with Anne Knowles (University of Maine, Orono) and Anika Walker (Washington University, St. Louis). Knowles is project director, with the grant based at the University of Maine, and Jaskot and Walker are co-project... read more about NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant »

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Located at the Umass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts in downtown New Bedford. Video by Steven Richard, 2018.     read more about Bill Seaman: Suspended Sentence »

Thursday, July 19, 2018

University of Oregon Welcomes Duke AAH&VS Alumna Lindsey Mazurek Lindsey Mazurek will join the Department of History at the University of Oregon in Fall 2018. She previously held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and taught in the Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Bucknell University. Her research focuses on questions of ethnicity, migration, materiality, and identification in... read more about Alumna Lindsey Mazurek joining University of Oregon Dept. of History »

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Laura Moure Cechini’s essay, "A House No Longer Divided: Patronage, Pluralism, and Creative Freedom in Italian Pre- and Postwar Art" was recently published in Postwar Italian Art History Today, Bloomsbury Publishing. bloomsbury.com/us/postwar-italian-art-history-today-9781501330056 read more about Alumna Laura Moure Cechini Publication Contribution »

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

A lecture by Nicola Suthor History of Art, Yale   Monday April 16 5 pm Reception at 4:30pm   Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 First Floor     read more about Macchia versus Memory? Outlining inner images »

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