THURSDAY, APRIL 9
David Heath Lecture in Contemporary Art
Yasmil Raymond Ventura, Curator, Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY
"Double-Consciousness: The Discourse of Displacement in Contemporary Art"
Mission Statement and News
Mission: The Art History Department studies the forms, functions, meanings, and theoretical underpinnings of the visual arts...continued
An Jiang, Laura Somenzi and John Witty have been awarded the Mellon Graduate Fellowship in Object-Centered Curatorial Research for 2015. The expanded fellowship now includes the Carlos Museum as a full partner along with the High Museum.
Elizabeth Pastan and co-author Stephen D. White have published The Bayeux Tapestry and Its Contexts: A Reassessment, Boydell & Brewer, 2014.
Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi's monograph Senufo Unbound has just been published (5 Continents Editions, 2015).
Bonna Wescoat won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2014 which will enable her to develop and write a monograph, Insula Sacra: Samothrace and the Sanctuary of the Great Gods.
Walter Melion, 2014-15 recipient of the Chair Francqui from the Belgian Fondation Francqui, will be giving a series distinguished lectures in December and March at the Université catholique de Louvain.