Tonight: David Joselit on Marcel Duchamp, “The Blind Man,” and New York Dada at the Graduate Center

Join Professor JoselitMary Ann Caws, Thierry de DuveSophie Seita, and Elizabeth Zuba for Marcel Duchamp, The Blind Man, and New York Dada: Institutional Critique and Editorial Practices, an evening of Dada-inspired conversation, with a special focus on New York Dada magazine “The Blind Man, ” edited by Duchamp, Henri-Pierre Roché, and Beatrice Wood in 1917, recently republished in a facsimile edition by Ugly Duckling Presse. Continue reading “Tonight: David Joselit on Marcel Duchamp, “The Blind Man,” and New York Dada at the Graduate Center”

Student News: Andrianna Campbell Co-launches apricota, a New Journal of Modern and Contemporary Art History and Criticism

Edited by Graduate Center doctoral candidate Andrianna Campbell and Reed College visiting assistant professor Joanna Fiduccia, apricota is conceived as as an “antidote to the cool remove of many forums for art historical scholarship.”  Issue 1 is dedicated to the theme of fights, “from the verbal spat to the gloves-off brawl.” Continue reading “Student News: Andrianna Campbell Co-launches apricota, a New Journal of Modern and Contemporary Art History and Criticism”

Faculty News: Katherine Manthorne Organizes “The Rockies & The Alps: Bierstadt, Calame, And The Romance Of The Mountains” at the Newark Museum

On view from March 24 through August 19, 2018, Dr. Manthorne’s exhibition places Newark’s renowned collection of 19th-century landscape painting in dialogue with European alpine painting of the same period.  Continue reading “Faculty News: Katherine Manthorne Organizes “The Rockies & The Alps: Bierstadt, Calame, And The Romance Of The Mountains” at the Newark Museum”

Save the Date: Amanda Wunder Speaking about Baroque Seville and Francisco de Zurbarán on April 17

On April 17 at 6:30 PM, Amanda Wunder, Associate Professor of 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish Art; Early Modern European Textiles and Fashion at The Graduate Center, CUNY and Lehman College, will be in conversation with Frick Collection Senior Curator Susan Galassi about Baroque Seville and Zurbarán at New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain CenterContinue reading “Save the Date: Amanda Wunder Speaking about Baroque Seville and Francisco de Zurbarán on April 17”

Student News: Rebecca Pollack organizes the conference “Jewish Memory and Culture: 1945-Present,” convening April 12 at the Graduate Center

On April 12,  doctoral candidate Rebecca Pollack is organizing the conference, Jewish Memory and Culture: 1945-Present, co-sponsored by The Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Center, CUNY, the Doctoral Students’ Council, CUNY, and the Ph.D. Program in Art History, The Graduate Center, CUNY. 

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Alumni News: Stephanie Wiles Named Director of The Yale University Art Gallery

GC Art History alumna Stephanie Wiles, class of  2001, is an expert in old master drawings and has served in museum leadership roles at several universities. Her dissertation surveyed the careers of British-born artists Thomas Charles Farrer, a Ruskin admirer and leader of the American Pre-Raphaelites, and his brother Henry Farrer. Continue reading “Alumni News: Stephanie Wiles Named Director of The Yale University Art Gallery”

Faculty News: Cynthia Hahn Authors Catalog on “Meaningful Jewels” in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period

Dr. Cynthia Hahn, Professor of Medieval Art at The Graduate Center, CUNY and Hunter College, wrote and organized the catalog for the exhibition “The thing of mine I have loved the best: Meaningful Jewels,” on view at Les Enluminures, New York, from April 5 through April 20. Graduate Center PhD student Kristen Racaniello also assisted with the show. Continue reading “Faculty News: Cynthia Hahn Authors Catalog on “Meaningful Jewels” in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period”