Student News: Patryk Tomaszewski Co-Organizes “The Female Gaze: Women Surrealists in the Americas and Europe”

On view through July 31 at Heather James Fine Art, The Female Gaze features a diverse selection of works by American, British, Latin American, and East Central European modern and contemporary female artists associated with Surrealism. “Though often critically marginalized, these uncompromising visionaries rebelled against the prevailing cultural norms and expressed the workings of their own inner psyches and desires,” the exhibition press release notes.  Continue reading “Student News: Patryk Tomaszewski Co-Organizes “The Female Gaze: Women Surrealists in the Americas and Europe””

Alumni News: Getty Research Institute Names LeRonn P. Brooks Associate Curator for Modern and Contemporary Collections

Congratulations to the Graduate Center Art History Program alumnus Dr. LeRonn P. Brooks, who will be joining the Getty Research Institute in June as Associate Curator for Modern and Contemporary Collections, specializing in African American art.  Continue reading “Alumni News: Getty Research Institute Names LeRonn P. Brooks Associate Curator for Modern and Contemporary Collections”

Shift: Blood and Earth and Soil Symposium

This Thursday, March 28, join the editors of Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture and the Ph.D. Program in Art History, The Graduate Center, CUNY for the launch symposium of Issue 11, “BLOOD AND EARTH AND SOIL.” Organized Art History PhD candidates Dana Liljegren and Chris Green, the publication and symposium explore how shifting conceptualizations of and claims to land, heritage, and state have been expressed in visual and material culture across time. Participants include Alison Boyd, Alyssa Bralower, Banu Cennetoglu, David Joselit, Seung-Min Lee, Jackson Polys, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Teresa Retzer, and Siona Wilson.

The event is open to the public, and seating is first-come, first-served. A live stream of the event will be available online at  videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu.

See below for the full conference schedule!

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