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 »

Duke Wired! Lab in Naples
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Two members of the department associated with the Wired! Lab for Digital Art History & Visual Culture spoke at a conference in Naples on March 13, 2017: Technology and History of Art. The Reconstruction of the Choir Screen at Santa Chiara. Caroline Bruzelius, Anne M. Cogan Professor of Art History, participated in the session, “Invisible/Visible. Modeling as a Research Method/Tool,” along with one of our Wired! Lab partners at the... read more about Duke Wired! Lab in Naples »

Shatzman on Chinese Printmaking at Duke Kunshan
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Professor of the practice in printmaking in the Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, is currently teaching a class in printmaking and Chinese culture at Duke Kunshan University. It is the first hands-on art practice course offered there.   ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED March 7, 2017 in... read more about Shatzman on Chinese Printmaking at Duke Kunshan »

Monday, February 20, 2017

copied from Duke Today article: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded two grant fellowships to Duke University faculty members for their respective work in humanities-based advanced research programs —one focusing on post-... read more about Lanzoni awarded NEH grant for Barbari 'View of Venice' exhibit »

Friday, February 17, 2017

“The Lovers, The Dreamers, and Me” (performed with drums, bass, and electric guitars) Jen Delos Reyes Artist, Founder-Director of Open Engagement, Associate Director of the School of Art & Art History, University of Illinois, Chicago Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:00-7:15 PM The Carrack (947 E. Main St, Durham, NC 27701) Join Jen Delos Reyes for a performance and artist talk in collaboration with local musicians/Duke students, faculty, and... read more about PUBLIC LECTURE: Jen Delos Reyes »

Friday, February 17, 2017

Michael Snow, Wavelength, film still, 1967; 16mm film, sound, color, 45 minutes. Image courtesy of the artist. Michael Snow was born in Toronto in 1928, and lives there now. He is a musician (piano and other instruments) who has performed solo as well as with various ensembles (most often with CCMC of Toronto) in Canada, USA, Europe, and Japan. Numerous recordings of his music have been released. He is also a filmmaker, and his films... read more about VISITING ARTIST: Michael Snow »

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 23 Room A266 (Collision Space), Bay 10 Smith Warehouse Keynote Address (4:30 PM) “Everything but the Clouds: Digital Art History and Cory Arcangel’s Super Mario Clouds”    Patrick LeMieux    Assistant Professor, Cinema and Digital Media Program    University of California, Davis Friday, February 24 Room A266 (Collision Space), Bay 10 Smith Warehouse Papers and... read more about 2017 GRADUATE STUDENT SYMPOSIUM »

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Installation Array exhibition, Tomato Republic, by second-year MFA/EDA student Haoyang Zhao was featured in a January 19, 2017 Duke Today article. The Installation Array, launched in... read more about Installation Array Exhibition in Duke Today »

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

A large group of faculty, staff, and students in the department are team leaders or participating in three Bass Connections projects awarded for 2017-18: Creative Industries and the Urban Environment The term “creative" or "cultural industries” refers to industries that combine the creation, production, and commercialization of creative contents that are intangible and cultural in nature. Cultural industries generally... read more about Bass Connections Project Awards »

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Kristin Huffman Lanzoni, instructor in Art, Art History and Visual Studies, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities-Mellon fellowship for her project Jacopo de Barbari’s View: A Digital Exhibition Catalog. It expands upon content that will be displayed in her exhibition, A Portrait of Venice, opening at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, September 7, 2017. Even though scholars across a range of... read more about NEH-Mellon Fellowship »