Communities of Style examines the production and circulation of portable luxury goods throughout the Levant in the early Iron Age (1200–600 BCE). In particular it focuses on how societies in flux came together around the material effects of art and style, and their role in collective memory.
News & Announcements Archive
Date: October 3, 2014
Date: September 5, 2014
View the tentative schedule for this year’s graduate student lecture series.
Date: September 4, 2014
The department will host a graduate workshop on “Merce Cunningham and His Legacies” with presentations by Carrie Noland (Professor of French, University of California, Irvine) and Katherine Markoski (Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian American Art Museum). February 19, 2015, 4-6 p.m. (tentative), location TBA.
Date: July 30, 2014
Category: Faculty Books
Critical Approaches to Ancient Near Eastern Art concentrates on the visual, material, and built aspects of the Ancient Near East from the fourth millennium BCE to the Hellenistic period.
Date: July 11, 2014
The Department of the History of Art at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in Islamic art and/or architectural history, to begin July 1, 2015. Learn more.
Date: July 2, 2014
Check out an exhibition on “Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts” at the Walters Art Museum, curated by History of Art graduate student, Chiara Valle, the Zanvyl Krieger Fellow in the Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books at the museum. Read the article in The Baltimore Sun.
Date: June 5, 2014
Rachel Danford was awarded a 2-year pre-doctoral Kress Foundation Institutional Fellowship, to conduct her research at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich, to advance her dissertation on the use of stucco in early medieval architectural sculpture. Nathan Dennis was awarded a 2-year Rome Prize in Ancient Studies from the American Academy in Rome, to advance […]
Date: June 5, 2014
History of Art PhD alumnus C. Griffin Mann, the Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge of the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was featured in the latest issue of Arts & Sciences Magazine. Read the article in Arts & Sciences Magazine.
Date: May 30, 2014
Kirsten Burke was awarded the Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship to conduct her research project titled “Northern Renaissance Painting: A New Perspective,” and a Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award to explore whether the emotional significance of the visual modality and the auditory modality influence each other in her project titled “Interaction of the Visual and Auditory […]
Date: May 6, 2014
An exhibition developed and curated by students in Dr. Molly Warnock’s History of Art class “Surrealism.” The exhibition features journals produced between the late 1930s and early 1950s in Paris, London, New York, and Mexico. Read more on The Hub.