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Friday, March 4, 2016

The AAHVS department had a significant presence at the College Art Association’s annual conference in Washington, DC, February 3-6, 2016. Prof. Richard Powell at CAA with current and former students. As mentioned in a previous NewsByte Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History and Dean of Humanities, was named the College Art Association’s 2016 Distinguished Scholar. A specialist in American art, African American... read more about AAHVS at CAA »

Faculty Exhibition: Beverly McIver The Ties That Bind
Monday, February 8, 2016

February 20 - April 9, 2016 Craven Allen Gallery Durham, NC Opening Reception 5-7 PM, Saturday, February 20, 2016 Also showing: Duke University advanced painting students. Beverly McIver is Esbenshade Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History and Visual Studies at Duke University. She is widely acknowledged as a significant presence in contemporary American art and has charted a new direction as an African American woman artist. She is... read more about Faculty Exhibition: Beverly McIver The Ties That Bind »

Artist Talk
Monday, February 8, 2016

Susan Crile Professor of Art, Hunter College, CUNY Thursday, February 18, 2016 6:30 PM A290, Bay 9, Second Floor, Smith Warehouse Duke University Susan Crile’s paintings move between the poles of beauty and horror. Her work is in the collections of many museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NY, The Hirshhorn Musem & Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., The Soloman R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY and the Cleveland... read more about Artist Talk »

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

  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 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 sites.duke.edu/digsymposium 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 »

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