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. 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 »

Thursday, June 4, 2015

STAFF New IT Analyst The department has hired Ernie Burgess as its new IT analyst, succeeding Bill Broom who retired in February. Ernie began work at Duke on Tuesday, May 26. He will be located in the department’s new facilities in Smith Warehouse. Ernie brings to the position ten years of IT experience. He most recently worked as an IT analyst/network administrator for the Franklin County Government in... read more »

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center Doctoral candidate Katherine de Vos Devine has been appointed Executive Director of the Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center in Asheville, NC.  Beginning July 1, 2015, she will be responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for the institution as it expands its facilities and programs. Devine, who has been active in research and curatorial projects at... read more »

Thursday, June 4, 2015

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow to join Wired! Lab The Duke Wired! Lab is pleased to announce that a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Visual Studies will be joining the lab in fall of 2015. Edward Triplett is a Ph.D. candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Virginia, expected to complete in spring 2015. Triplett studies the history of medieval Iberia,... read more »

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A new virtual museum created by Duke researchers will be housed in an Italian museum For many people, the Roman Empire is an abstraction -- a series of facts gleaned from textbooks and museum artifacts. For the people of Reggio Emilia, in northern Italy, the look and feel of the Roman Empire is about to become much more real. The local museum in the town of 170,000 has partnered with Duke researchers to house a virtual museum... read more »

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

excerpt from "Movies’ Most Memorable Mexican-American Moments: From Stand and Deliver to Giant, These Are Hollywood's Strongest Cinematic Depictions of America’s Third Largest Ethnic Group", May 2015. Esther Gabara Crossing the border, whether real or imagined Near the end of Cheech Marín’s 1978 Born in East L.A.,... read more »

Friday, May 1, 2015

Congratulations to Duke assistant professor of art history Sara Galletti, who has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. read more »

Friday, May 1, 2015

Congratulations to Duke professor of art history and visual studies Mark Antliff, who has been selected for a distinguished professorship! Effective September 1, 2015, Mark will be the Mary Grace Wilson Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies. read more »