Art History Lecture
Monday, February 8, 2016

“Kiyochika's ‘Hurrah for Japan! One Hundred Victories, One Hundred Laughs’: Clear Ends, but with What Means?” Miriam Wattles Associate Professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture University of California - Santa Barbara Wednesday, February 17, 2016 4:30-6:00 PM A266, Bay 10, Smith Warehouse Duke University Manipulating public emotions through war propaganda relies on creating a huge gulf between Us and Them. Much of the... read more about Art History Lecture »

Panel Discussion: Collecting and Presenting Work by Artists of African Descent
Monday, February 8, 2016

Ebony G. Patterson, …shortly after 8- beyond the bladez (detail), 2014. Mixed media on paper, 92 × 111 inches (233.7 × 281.9 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Blake Byrne (T’57) and Marjorie and Michael Levine (T’84, P’16, P’19, P’19). Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. © Ebony G. Patterson. Thursday, February 11,... read more about Panel Discussion: Collecting and Presenting Work by Artists of African Descent »

AAHVS Graduate Student Symposium
Monday, February 8, 2016

February 11-12, 2016 KEYNOTE ADDRESS “Object, Image, Archive: Historicizing the Global in Caribbean Art” Dr. Erica M. James Assistant Professor Departments of The History of Art and African American Studies Yale University Thursday, February 11, 2016 4 PM A266 (Collision Space), Bay 10, Smith Warehouse Duke University PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS 1–5 PM, Friday, February 12, 2016 A266 (Collision Space), Bay 10, Smith Warehouse Duke University ... read more about AAHVS Graduate Student Symposium »

AAHVS Undergraduate Honors Colloquium
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 about AAHVS Undergraduate Honors Colloquium »

 Medieval Color Comes to Light
Thursday, December 10, 2015   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 about Medieval Color Comes to Light  »

SYMPOSIUM: Apps, Maps, & Models
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 Sponsored by the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and the Wired! Lab. read more about SYMPOSIUM: Apps, Maps, & Models »

Richard J. Powell named 2016 CAA Distinguished Scholar
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 about Richard J. Powell named 2016 CAA Distinguished Scholar »

Acqua e Cibo a Venezia
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 about Acqua e Cibo a Venezia »

New Arts Center Approved
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 about New Arts Center Approved »

Call for Applicants in Digital and Classic Archaeology
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 about Call for Applicants in Digital and Classic Archaeology »