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Friday, May 10, 2019

Assistant professor Susanna Caviglia has been appointed to the position of Field Editor for 18th-Century Art for caa.reviews, effective July 1, 2019. http://www.caareviews.org/ read more about Faculty Editorial Appointment »

Thursday, May 2, 2019

April 25-May 12, 2019 The 2019 End-of-Year Student Exhibition has three venues this year: Smith Warehouse (Bays 9-12), the Rubenstein Arts Center (Agora Gallery and 2nd Floor Gallery), and Cucciola Osteria restaurant (601 W. Main Street, Suite C, Durham). The exhibition presents works by 120 students from the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI), and the Program in Information... read more about 2019 End-of-Year Student Exhibition »

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Auguste Raffet, Gâres les Albums, 1828 Kathryn Desplanque (Ph.D. '17) published a chapter entitled "A Physiology of the Inglorious Artist in early 19th-century Paris" in The Mediatization of the Artist, edited by Rachel Esner and Sandra Kisters, 2018.   In June 2019, she will conclude her Carolina Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Faculty Diversity at UNC Chapel Hill. In July 2019, Desplanque will begin a Banting Post-Doctoral... read more about Kathryn Desplanque (Ph.D. '17) »

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Cesare Lombroso Doctoral student Patricia Bass published “Cesare Lombroso and the Anarchists” in the Journal for the Study of Radicalism, vol. 13, no. 1, 2019, pp. 19-42.  ... read more about Journal for the Study of Radicalism »

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Wired! Lab faculty and staff presented the session, “Advanced Topics in Digital Art History: 3D GeoSpatial Networks” at the College Art Association annual meeting in New York in February. Organized by associate research professor Victoria Szabo, who also spoke in the session, other speakers from the Wired! Lab included Hannah Jacobs, digital humanities specialist; Mark Olson, assistant professor of the practice; and Ed Triplett, instructor.... read more about Wired! Lab at CAA »

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Professor Gennifer Weisenfeld has been reappointed Dean of Humanities for Trinity College of Arts & Sciences for a second, three-year term. A professor of art history and visual studies, Weisenfeld joined Duke’s faculty in 1998. She served two years on the Advisory Committee for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure, and six years as the director of graduate studies for the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies prior to her... read more about Weisenfeld Reappointed Dean of Humanities »

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Neil McWilliam will be the Van Gogh Museum Visiting Fellow in the History of 19th Century Art at the Van Gogh Museum and the University of Amsterdam in June 2019. He will be leading a seminar on Tradition and Identity: The Nation in 19th-Century Art. The aim of the Van Gogh Fellow’s seminar is to provide MA students with the opportunity to study a single yet wide-ranging subject in nineteenth-century art through an intensive one-week workshop... read more about Van Gogh Fellow »

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Neil McWilliam, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Art and Art History, will serve as the interim Dean of Humanities for 2019-20 while Dean of Humanities Gennifer Weisenfeld is on leave. McWilliam served as interim chair for AAHVS during 2017-2018 and was the director of undergraduate studies for three years prior. His research focuses on the visual culture of 19th- and early 20th-century France, and particularly on public sculpture, the... read more about McWilliam to Serve as Interim Dean of Humanities 2019-20 »

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Beverly McIver, Esbenshade Professor of the Practice, had a solo exhibition of paintings, “Souls of Mine: New Works by Beverly McIver, at C. Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore. The show ran from February 28-April 6, 2019. Of McIver’ work, art critic and art historian Irving Sandler noted: “McIver has made the expressionist tradition her own by funneling her life with urgency, painting autobiographical images in an authentic and distinctive style... read more about Souls of Mine »

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Two faculty members published articles in a special themed issue of Visual Resources 34 (2019) on digital art history: Sequence of changes to the west façade of the Cathedral of Sant’Andrea at Amalfi. Left: Martinus Rorbye, 1835, from M. Ricciardi, La Costa d’Amalfi nella pittura dell’Ottocento (Salerno, 1998), plate 358; center: Robert Wimmer, 1851, Berlin, Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; right: Karl August Wrede, 1859... read more about Visual Resources Journal »

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