2010

Robin Thomas
Dec 2010
Dr. Robin Thomas, Assistant Professor of Art History, has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This will allow him to spend the 2010-11 academic year in New York City conducting research and writing his book Charles Bourbon's Theater of State from Naples to Madrid.
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Dec 2010
Dr. Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of Art History, has received the distinguished honor of having been selected for the 2010 Penn State Faculty Trading Cards:http://tradingcards.psu.edu/2010 (bubble gum not included) Professor Cutler was awarded his own deck of the 2010 trading cards at the department's tea this past Friday.
Robin Thomas
Dec 2010
Just published by Dr. Robin L. Thomas, Assistant Professor of Art History: Thomas, Robin L.  "From the Library to the Printing Press:  Luigi Vanvitelli's Life with Books."  Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 69 (December 2010):   508-533.
Nancy  Locke
Dec 2010
Dr. Nancy Locke (associate professor of art history) just published: Locke, Nancy.  "Manet and his London Critics."  The Burlington Magazine:  Manet and the Post-Impressionists, A Centenary Issue 152 (December 2010). http://www.burlington.org.uk/
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Nov 2010
Dr. Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of Art History, has been awarded a Sabbatical Leave for Fall Semester 2010 to complete his book on The Pantokrator Mosaic at the Monastery of Daphni.
Nancy  Locke
Nov 2010
Dr. Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, has been awarded a 2010–2011 NEH Fellowship. She will be devoting the year to her book, Cézanne's Shadow.
Photo: Dr. Dewey attending the installation of a new chief in Swaziland
Nov 2010
Dr. William Dewey, Associate Professor of Art History, presented a paper, “The Swaziland Case: Local ‘Crafts’ Transforming into ‘Global ‘ Arts,” at the African Studies Association 2010 meetings in San Francisco, November 18-21, 2010.
Dr. Madhuri Desai
Oct 2010
Dr. Madhuri Desai, Assistant Professor of Art History, chaired the session “Cultural Agendas in Late Colonial India” at Sustainable Asia: Challenges and Opportunities, 39th Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies Conference, Penn State, University Park, October 22-23, 2010.
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Oct 2010
Dr. Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of Art History, presented a paper, “Synphrasis (in memory of Ihor Ševčenko),” at the Thirty-Sixth Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, held at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, October 7-10, 2010.
Dr. Heather McCune Bruhn
Sep 2010
Dr. Heather McCune Bruhn, Instructor of Art History, presented a paper, “Traditional and Non-traditional Methods of Assessment Applied to an Online Art History Survey Course,” at the Designs on eLearning International Conference, Savannah, Georgia, September 15-17, 2010.
Dr. Madhuri Desai
Sep 2010
Dr. Madhuri Desai, assistant professor of art history, has just been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship from Yale University's Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in London, fall semester 2010. This will support her work on her book manuscript Resurrecting Banaras: Urban Space, Architecture and Colonial Mediation (1781-1936).
Dr. Amara Solari
Sep 2010
Dr. Amara L. Solari (Assistant Professor of Art History and Anthropology) has just published "Circles of Creation: The Invention of Maya Cartography in Early Colonial Yucatán" XCH" The Art Bulletin (September 2010): 154-168.
Dr. Zabel with his recent Ph.D. graduates, Dr. Laura Sivert, Dr. Kelema Moses, Dr. Tina Swisher, and Dr. Gretta Tritch Roman
Sep 2010
Dr. Craig Zabel: Book Review of "Crystal and Arabesque: Claude Bragdon, Ornament, and Modern Architecture" by Jonathan Massey. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 69 (September 2010): 452-453.
Jun 2010
Dr. Brian A. Curran, associate professor of art history, has been selected as a Resident Scholar in the Institute of Arts & Humanities, Penn State, for Spring Semester 2010, to work on his next book project Past, Present, and Place in Italian Renaissance Art.
Dr. Sarah K. Rich
Jun 2010
Read Dr. Sarah K. Rich's Artforum piece on the Gorky retrospective in Philly:http://artforum.com/inprint/issue=201002&id=24770 
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Jun 2010
Dr. Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of Art History, has been invited by Heidelberg University, Germany, to be a Visiting Professor in their Karl Jaspers Centre during June 2010. This is a part of Heidelberg University's Cluster of Excellence "Asia & Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows."
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Jun 2010
Dr. Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of Art History, presented a lecture, "Material Splendour in Byzantium," at the Sakıp Sabancı, Museum, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey, June 24, 2010.
Jun 2010
Dr. Brian A. Curran, associate professor of art history, was quoted in The New York Times (and had the last word)! please visit:http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/22/science/22brain.html?8dpc SCIENCE | June 22, 2010 In Vatican Fresco, Visions of the Brain By NICHOLAS BAKALAR  
Apr 2010
Dr. Brian A. Curran, Associate Professor of Art History, presented a paper, “The Most Famous Lions in Rome:  A Tale of Two Statues and Their Public (and Private) Life in the Eternal City, 1200-2010,” at the Annual Meeting of The Renaissance Society of America, Venice, Italy, April 8-10, 2010.
Robin Thomas
Apr 2010
Dr. Robin Thomas, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper, “Luigi Vanvitelli as Reader and Author,” at the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Venice, Italy, April 8-10, 2010.

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