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“Asger Jorn and CoBrA” Exhibition to open April 26

Exhibition opening: “Asger Jorn and CoBrA” 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in MSEL M-level Please join us for the opening of a student-curated exhibition, organized in conjunction with Professor Molly Warnock’s course, “The ‘Long Sixties’ in Europe.” Throughout his prolific career, Danish painter, sculptor, and author Asger Jorn, 1914-1973, consistently upheld the revolutionary potential […]


Student Mary Seo 2017-2018 Lifchez-Stronach Curatorial Intern at the Met

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announced that Mary Seo, a current History of Art major, has been named the Lifchez-Stronach Curatorial Intern at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She will be working as a team member of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas Department from June 2017 to […]


Student Rocio Oliva awarded Fulbright

Congratulations to Rocio Oliva, a current History of Art major, who has recently been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study in Peru. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students.


Workshop with Dr. Sven Dupré on April 5

The History of Art Departments presents a workshop, co-sponsored with the Singleton Center, with Dr. Sven Dupré, Utrecht University, in Gilman 177 from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. The workshop is titled, “The Materiality of Renaissance Perspective,” will be introduced by Prof. Christopher Lakey, of the History of Art Department.


April 20: Rosen Lecture by Dr. Mary Roberts

The History of Art Department presents the annual Rosen Lecture, given by Mary Roberts, University of Sydney, at 6 p.m., April 20, in Gilman 50. The lecture is entitled “Frederic Leighton’s Arab Hall and the Cosmopolitan Imagination.”


Lecture by Dr. Sven Dupré on April 4

The Graduate Student Lecture series and Singleton Center present a lecture by Dr. Sven Dupré, Utrecht University, at 6 p.m. on April 4 in Mergenthaler 111. The lecture is entitled “Technical Art History: The Historicity of Materials and the Re-Enactment of Historical Processes of Making.”


Graduate Student Symposium March 11

The Department of the History of Art proudly presents the annual Graduate Student Symposium at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Gilman 50. Symposium Schedule Time Speaker Description 10-10:45 a.m. Breakfast and coffee in Gilman 177 10:45-11 a.m. Opening Remarks 11-11:30 a.m. Ellie Bernick “Drawing Connections: Cesare da Sesto’s Sketchbook and the Production […]


March 2: “Rethinking Color Field: Aspects of Painting and Criticism in the 1960s” Workshop

History of Art and the Humanities Center present: “Rethinking Color Field”: Aspects of Painting and Criticism in the 1960s” Please join us for an evening of talks by, and discussion with, art historian Sarah K. Rich (Pennsylvania State University) and critic Lloyd Wise (Artforum). Thursday, March 2, 6 p.m. in Gilman 177 For more information, […]


February 7: Lecture with Joan Kee

The Program on East Asian Studies and History of Art Department present a lecture by Joan Kee, University of Michigan, on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Hodson 210. Dr. Kee’s lecture is entitled “The Korean Adventures of Abstract Ink Painting.”


March 9: Distinguished Lecture in Art of the Ancient Americas

The Department of the History of Art presents the annual Austen-Stokes Distinguished Lecture in Art of the Ancient Americas . The speaker is Mary Ellen Miller, the Sterling Professor of Art, Yale University. The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. in the Mason Auditorium. At 3 p.m., there will be a talk with Dr. […]