Welcoming Professor Michael Gillespie

We are pleased to announce the election of Michael B. Gillespie, currently Associate Professor of Black Studies at the City College, CUNY, to the Doctoral Faculty in Art History at The Graduate Center, CUNY, effective immediately. Dr. Michael B. Gillespie is a film theorist and historian who specializes in black visual studies, film theory, global cinema, and contemporary art, among other disciplines. Continue reading “Welcoming Professor Michael Gillespie”

Call for Papers: Annual Symposium of Latin American Art

The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; The Graduate Center, City University of New York; and the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Symposium of Latin American Art. Erasures: Excision and Indelibility in the Art of the Americas will be held in New York on April 11 and 12, 2019.

Organized by current PhD candidates Brian Bentley, Madeline Murphy Turner, and Ana Cristina Perry, and PhD students Francesca Ferrari, Sonja Gandert, and Tie Jojima, the symposium will include keynote lectures by Barbara Browning and Ken Gonzales-Day. It is coordinated by Professors Edward J. Sullivan, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor in the History of Art at the Institute of Fine Arts; Anna Indych-López, Professor of 20th-Century Latin American and Latinx Art at The Graduate Center; and Katherine Manthorne, Professor of Modern Art of the Americas at The Graduate Center.  Continue reading “Call for Papers: Annual Symposium of Latin American Art”

Student News: Gillian Sneed Co-Organizes Panel, “Latin American Women Artists and the Auto-archive c.1970-1985” in Lisbon

On November 8th and 9th, the Graduate Center Art History Ph.D. candidate Gillian Sneed and Madeline Murphy Turner (Ph.D. Candidate, The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU) co-organized the panel “Latin American Women Artists and the Auto-archive c.1970-1985” at the International art and Architecture conference, Rethinking the Past: Memory/Archive/Document held at the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon!

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Faculty News: Professor Romy Golan to Speak on “Magic Realism in 1920s Italy and Quattrocento painting” at Harvard University

On Thursday, October 18, Professor Romy Golan will give a lecture at I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, where she is the Francesco de Dombrowski Visiting Professor this term.

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Student News: Andrianna Campbell Participates in the Getty Research Institute’s African American Art History Initiative

The African American Art History Initiative is an ambitious program to establish the Getty Research Institute as a major center for the study of African American art history. As part of the project, the GRI is initiating collaborations with partner institutions and scholars, including Andrianna Campbell–a PhD candidate in art history at the Graduate Center–Kellie Jones, Mark Godfrey, Bridget Cooks, Erin Christovale, and The Studio Museum in Harlem. Continue reading “Student News: Andrianna Campbell Participates in the Getty Research Institute’s African American Art History Initiative”

Alumni News: Stéphanie Jeanjean Co-curates the Exhibition “WE DISSENT… Design of the Women’s Movement in New York”

Opening at Cooper Union on Tuesday October 2nd, WE DISSENT… will operate a timely reconsideration of the margins and theoretical frameworks of the women’s movement. The exhibition will present a large diversity of printed matters and artifacts (engravings, logo, posters, flyers, books, brochures, journals, T-shirts, buttons, etc.), created by women artists and designers, from the 1860s to today, at the intersection of feminism and social movements. Continue reading “Alumni News: Stéphanie Jeanjean Co-curates the Exhibition “WE DISSENT… Design of the Women’s Movement in New York””