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Monday, June 26, 2017

Tom Rankin, Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY, 2011. Tom Rankin, professor of the practice of art and documentary studies, published “First Saturday in May” in the online journal Southern Cultures.  Published  before the 143rd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6, 2017, Rankin shared memories of a lifetime attending the "greatest two minutes in sports.” read more about Southern Cultures »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Italy-Vulci 3D Flyover The work of the Dig@Lab, directed by Maurizio Forte, William and Sue Gross Professor of Classical Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies, was featured in “Seeing Seven Centuries from Above,” part of a series of essays on drone technology in research, “Research from a New Point of View,” in Duke Stories. Forte leads a team, including AAHVS doctoral student Katherine McCusker, who was quoted in the... read more about Seeing Seven Centuries from Above »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Andrea Basso, Elisa Castagna, and Lucas Giles, Reconstructed choir screen of Sta. Chiara, Naples. Caroline Bruzelius, Anne M. Cogan Professor of Art History, chaired the session, “The Echo of the Stones: Digital Humanities, Visualization and Modeling,” at the conference, Second Days: Spiritual Landscapes, June 14-16, 2017 in Barcelona. Speakers in the session included Bruzelius, Lucas Giles (MA ’16), and Umberto Plaja (Trinity ’10)... read more about Spiritual Landscapes in Barcelona »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Scholander, Fredrik Wilhelm, Palermo Cathedral, 1840s, watercolor, 27.5 x 43 cm, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. (From Medieval Kingdom of Sicily Image Database) Caroline Bruzelius, Anne M. Cogan Professor of Art History, provided the keynote address, “Transforming Art History in the Digital Revolution,” at the Digital Art History Research Group Seminar on June 12, 2017 at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Bruzelius discussed several... read more about Courtauld Institute of Art »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Jasmine Cobb has been granted tenure and appointed Bacca Foundation Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies. The Bacca Foundation encourages excellence in the fields of Rhetoric, Culture, and Society. Congratulations, Jasmine! read more about Faculty Promotion »

Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize
Monday, May 1, 2017

Beverly J. McIver, Esbenshade Professor of the Practice, Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Duke University, has been awarded the Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize in Visual Arts for the 2017-18 year. She will be pursuing the topic, "Impact of Place.”   http://beverlymciverart.com read more about Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize »

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Alexis Clark (PhD ‘14), had her article,“The Musée du Luxembourg and Toulouse-Lautrec’s ‘Portrait of Monsieur Delaporte in the Jardin de Paris’,” published in The Burlington Magazine (March 17, No. 1368-Vol. 159, pp. 212-217). The cover image used for this issue is the subject of her essay. Clark is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History and Visual Culture at Denison University for the 2016-17 academic year. read more about Burlington Magazine »

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Marie-Pier Boucher (PhD ’16) has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Media and Environment with a cross-appointment in the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology and the Faculty of Information (iSchool) at the University of Toronto. Congratulations, Marie-Pier! read more about University of Toronto »

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Doctoral candidate Anita Bateman has received the Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellowship in the Prints, Drawings and Photographs Department at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. This is a full-time, 3-year position for a scholar who wishes to pursue a curatorial career. As a Fellow, Anita will have access to the museum collections and research libraries in the region and will enjoy all the professional privileges of the museum’s staff.... read more about Mellon Curatorial Fellowship »

American Academy of Arts and Letters
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has purchased a painting, Dad Sitting in Striped Chair, by Beverly McIver, Esbenshade Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, as part of its Art Purchase Program. Works by the winners of the 2017 Art Awards and Purchases are currently on display in the Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, and will be shown in the Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and... read more about American Academy of Arts and Letters »

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