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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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Faculty Publication: Katherine Manthorne’s “Film and Modern American Art: The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting”

Congratulations to Professor Katherine Manthorne, whose book, Film and Modern American Art: The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting, is now out from Routledge! Dr. Manthorne is Professor of Art History at the Graduate Center, where she focuses on the art of the United States, Latin America, and their Cross-Currents from 1750 to 1950. Continue reading “Faculty Publication: Katherine Manthorne’s “Film and Modern American Art: The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting””

Announcing ISSUE 11 of SHIFT

Shift Issue 11

We are pleased to announce that Issue 11 of SHIFT: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture is now live! Currently hosted by the Graduate Center, CUNY, and edited by Art History Program PhD candidates Chris Green and Dana Liljegren, the issue–subtitled “BLOOD AND EARTH AND SOIL”– is devoted to contested politics of land and ancestry. As the editors write:  Continue reading “Announcing ISSUE 11 of SHIFT”