News & Announcements Archive

Christopher Lakey receives two fellowships

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Prof. Christopher Lakey has received two fellowships for the upcoming academic year 2017-2018. Prof. Lakey has been awarded a CRIA Fellow at Villa I Tatti, Florence (Harvard Center for Italian Studies) and a Gerda Henkel Stiftung Fellowship.

Congratulations, Prof. Brown!

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to share that Prof. Rebecca Brown’s new book, Displaying Time: The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India, has just been published by the University of Washington Press. “Displaying Time is an original and compelling contribution to scholarship on South Asian art and exhibition practices. Focusing […]

Displaying Time: The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India

From the fluttering fabric of a tent, to the blurred motion of the potter’s wheel, to the rhythm of a horse puppet’s wooden hooves―these scenes make up a set of mid-1980s art exhibitions as part of the U.S. Festival of India. The festival was conceived at a meeting between Indira Gandhi and Ronald Reagan to […]

Lisa Deleonardis awarded 2017-18 Rome Prize

The Department of the History of Art extends a hearty congratulations to professor Lisa Deleonardis as a 2017-2018 Charles K. Williams II Rome Prize recipient for her work A Transatlantic Response to Worlds That Shake: Jesuit Contributions to AntiSeismic Building Design in Early Modern Italy and Peru. The prestigious annual fellowship supports the independent endeavors […]

“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.”