• Summer Study Abroad in Rome

  • Samothrace, Framing the Mysteries in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods

  • Bernini's Four Rivers Fountain. ARTHIST 759R: Bernini, Prof. Sarah McPhee

  • Kandinsky, Mural Setting. ARTHIST 769: The Bauhaus and After, Prof. Todd Cronan

  • Korhogo, Côte d'Ivoire, 2014. ARTHIST 485W: Focus on Arts of Africa, Prof. Gagliardi

  • Chancay Effigy. ARTHIST 266 Ancient South and Central American Art, Prof. Stone

  • Palazzo Tolomei, Siena. ARTHIST349: Art and the City in the Age of Dante. Prof. Campbell

  • Claude Monet, Garden at Sainte-Adresse. ARTHIST 262: Europe in the Late 19th Century. Prof. Merrill

Upcoming Events

Fifth Lovis Corinth Colloquium: ‘Ut pictura amor: The Reflexive Imagery of Love in Artistic Theory and Practice, 1400-1700’
9:00 AM-5:00 PM all three days
Carlos Museum Reception Hall

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.