Friday, September 14: Curator Joanne Pillsbury Reflects on “Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient America”

Join the Ph.D. Program in Latin American, Iberian and Latino Cultures for the talk, Imperial Histories: Reflections on Golden Kingdoms, cosponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Art History.  Continue reading “Friday, September 14: Curator Joanne Pillsbury Reflects on “Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient America””

Student News: Allison Rudnick Curates “On the Ropes: Vintage Boxing Cards from the Jefferson R. Burdick” at the Met

Boxing, a combat sport with ancient origins, was wildly popular in the United States in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Curated by Allie Rudnick–an Assistant Curator in the Met’s Drawings and Prints Department and a PhD candidate in Art History at the Graduate Center–On the Ropes  features vintage boxing cards dating from the 1880s to the 1950s, exploring the ways in which images of boxing foreground issues of nationality, race, ethnicity, celebrity, and notions of masculinity in the United States during the period.  Continue reading “Student News: Allison Rudnick Curates “On the Ropes: Vintage Boxing Cards from the Jefferson R. Burdick” at the Met”

Friday, August 31: Early Research and Scholarship Conference

Congratulations to the many Art History students presenting at the Graduate Center’s fifth annual Early Research and Scholarship Conference, which features recipients of fellowships funded by the Provost’s office: the Knickerbocker Award for Archival Research in American Studies, the Award for Archival Research in African American and African Diaspora Studies, and the Pre-Dissertation Summer Research Awards. In addition the to student presentations listed below, two panels will be moderated by Art History faculty: Claire Bishop will chair the panel “Art at the Crossroads,” and Rachel Kousser  will chair “Art, Place, Corporeality.” Continue reading “Friday, August 31: Early Research and Scholarship Conference”

Student News: Amanda Wasielewski’s Book “Made in Brooklyn: Artists, Hipsters, Makers, Gentrifiers” Coming June 29

Published by Zero Books, Made in Brooklyn is a belated critique of the Maker Movement: from its origins in the nineteenth century to its impact on labor and its entanglement in the neoliberal economic model of the tech industry. Continue reading “Student News: Amanda Wasielewski’s Book “Made in Brooklyn: Artists, Hipsters, Makers, Gentrifiers” Coming June 29″