Ameri Editor of Newly Released Seals and Sealing in the Ancient World

Assistant Professor of Art Marta Ameri is an editor of the newly released book Seals and Sealing in the Ancient World (May 2018, Cambridge University Press). The volume will serve as an essential resource for scholars, students, and others interested in glyptic studies, seal production and use, and sealing practices in the ancient Near East, Egypt, ancient...

Photograph by Green One of Seven Covers of New York Times’ T Magazine

A photograph of the band Run-DMC, taken by Associate Professor of Art Gary Green, will be one of seven covers of the April 22 New York Times’ T Magazine, which will focus on how the early 1980s changed the culture in New York. Green’s photo, which has never before been published, was taken in the mid-80s during a 30-minute...

Sheehan Wins Terra Foundation Publication Grant

The College Art Association announced the 2018 recipients of the Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant. Among this year’s author awardees is Tanya Sheehan, the William R. Kenan Jr. Associate Professor of Art. Her book Study in Black and White: Photography, Race, Humor will be published in fall 2018 by Penn State University Press. In this volume,...

Besio, Wang, and Weitz Receive Grant from National Foreign Language Center

Kim Besio, Ziskind Professor of East Asian Studies, and Andie Wang, assistant professor of East Asian Studies, with Ankeney Weitz, the Ellerton M. and Edith K. Jetté Professor of Art, as consultant, received a STARTALK grant of $102,074.97 from the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland. The grant, titled “Learning Chinese through...

Art History Book by McKay ’89 and Marlais Published

A book coauthored by Gretchen Kreahling McKay ’89 and Michael Marlais is about to be released. Modernism versus Traditionalism: Art in Paris, 1888-1889 (The University of North Carolina Press, March 2018) is part of the Reacting to History Series, an innovative teaching method that came out of Columbia University. The book “considers questions surrounding artistic developments at the end...

Beranek Essay Published in Ferdinand Bol and Govert Flinck: New Research

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Saskia Beranek has a newly published essay, “Govert Flinck and the Houses of Orange and Brandenburg: Networks and Influence,” in Ferdinand Bol and Govert Flinck: New Research, ed. Stephanie Dickey (Zwolle: WBooks, 2017). The book accompanies exhibitions currently on view at both the Rembrandthuis Museum and the Amsterdam Museum highlighting the work of Flinck...

Weitz Lectures in Taiwan

Ankeney Weitz, Ellerton M. and Edith K. Jette Professor of Art, presented her lecture “Zao Wou-Ki’s Synthetic Vision” for the opening of the exhibit Infinities of Zao Wou-Ki in Taichung, Taiwan, Sept. 19. The lecture was sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Taipei, Taiwan.

Green Exhibits Photos, Sits on Panel, at University of Southern Maine

Associate Professor of Art Gary Green will show his photographs from Along the Golden Road (2008) and Along the Golden Road, Part II (2017), in a group show organized by the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts and the University of Southern Maine. The exhibition, a celebration of the bicentennial of the birthday of Henry David Thoreau, is titled after...

Plesch Publishes Essay in Crossing Borders—Appropriations and Collaborations

Professor of Art Véronique Plesch published an essay titled “On Appropriations,” a revised version of the keynote address she delivered June 1, 2016, at the International Word and Image Conference: Crossing Borders—Appropriations and Collaborations (organized by the College of the Holy Cross, the Université Paris-Diderot, and the Université de Bourgogne, Dijon). The essay appears in a special issue...

Sheehan Guest Lecturer at Terra Foundation in France

In July 2017 Associate Professor of Art Tanya Sheehan will be a guest lecturer at the Terra Foundation’s summer program in Giverny, France. Founded in 2001 the Terra Summer Residency brings together doctoral scholars of American art and emerging artists worldwide for a nine-week residential program in the historic village of Giverny. Sheehan will share her...

Green’s Photos in Show at Portland Art Museum

Associate Professor of Art Gary Green’s photographs are included in the Portland Art Museum’s (Portland, Ore.) exhibition Recent Photography Acquisitions. The two photographs, from his series Terrain Vague, are part of a group of eight that the museum acquired in 2016. The show, which runs until July 22 and includes the work of such notable photographers as...