News & Announcements Archive

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. […]


November 1: Style & Status in Early Athens

The Department of the History of Art presents a lectures by Prof. Nathan Arrington of Princeton University. The lecture is entitled, “Style and Status in Early Athens” and will be held in Hudson 110 at 6:00 p.m. The talk is coordinated by Prof. Marian Feldman.


October 16: “The Senses in Medieval Culture” Symposium

The Walters Art Museum will host a symposium entitled, “The Senses in Medieval Culture”in honor of the opening of the exhibition, A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe. The symposium will be held in the Graham Auditorium at the Walters Art Museum on October 16, 2016 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. There will […]


October 25: Arcing the Horizon: The Curvature, the Spheres, and the Plane of Representation

The Department of the History of Art presents the Graduate Student Lecture Series with a talk by Professor Beate Fricke of University of California, Berkley. Prof. Fricke’s lecture is entitled, “Arcing the Horizon: The Curvature, the Spheres, and the Plane of Representation.” The lecture will be held in Maryland 110 at 6:00 p.m.


November 3: In the Shadow of Khosrow

The Department of the History of Art presents the Graduate Student Lecture Series with a talk by Professor Benjamin Anderson of Cornell University. Prof. Anderson’s lecture is entitled, “In the Shadow of Khosrow.” The lecture will be held at 6:00 p.m. in Gilman 50.


Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume investigate place in all of its dynamism and complexity: several […]


May 5-6: Subversion, Parody, and Paradox in Medieval and Early Modern Art, 1350-1700

The Department of the History of Art cordially invites you to a workshop, “Subversion, Parody, and Paradox in Medieval and Early Modern Art, 1350-1700,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Mergenthaler 111 and 9 a.m. on Friday, May 6, 2016, in Gilman 177. For a full schedule of the workshop, please click […]