Faculty/Staff News

Photo: Dr. Walters at her archeological project in Hierakonpolis, Egypt.
Feb 2016
Penn State professor unearths passion for arthttp://www.collegian.psu.edu/arts_and_entertainment/article_b3cefc5a-c64...
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Jan 2016
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh University Professor in Art History, has been invited to lecture at Columbia University (NY, NY) on "Inhabited Architecture:  A Pervasive Motif in Medieval Art and Modern Theory,” February 25, 2016.  On February 26th, Professor Cutler will be conducting an all-day, “hands-on” workshop on Byzantine and Islamic ivories at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Nancy  Locke
Jan 2016
Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, will deliver the paper, “Carl Einstein, African Art, and Cubist Sculpture” as part of the panel Formalism Before Clement Greenberg at the annual meeting of the College Art Association in Washington, DC, February 5, 2016.
Robin Thomas
Jan 2016
Robin Thomas, associate professor of art history, has been invited to present a lecture on “Palaces and Political Economy in 18th-Century Naples” at Cambridge University, UK, January 21, 2016.
Dr. Chang Tan
Dec 2015
Chang Tan, assistant professor of art history, has published two articles: "Telling Global Stories, One at a Time: The Poetics and Politics of Exhibiting Asian Art" in World Art, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2015. 307-30. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/KVAsQJVXSAFCs6ia47cK/full "'Oriental Women' in Asian Art: Negotiating the National, the Aesthetic and the Erotic" in Journal of Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Issue 30 (special issue on "Developments and Tendencies in East Asian Early Modern Art"), Nov 2015. 132-61.  
Dr. Adam M. Thomas
Nov 2015
Dr. Adam Thomas, Curator of American Art at the Palmer Museum of Art, has been appointed an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Art History.   We welcome him to our department!
Dr. Hellmut Hager
Nov 2015
https://artsandarchitecture.psu.edu/news/college-mourns-passing-former-a... Photo courtesy of Kathleen Collins
Nancy  Locke
Nov 2015
Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, published a review of Willibald Sauerländer, "Manet Paints Monet: A Summer in Argenteuil," in H-France Review vol. 15 (November 2015), no. 162:http://www.h-france.net/vol15reviews/vol15no162locke.pdf
Dr. Madhuri Desai
Nov 2015
Madhuri Desai, associate professor of art history, published “From the Imperial Atelier to the Global Display: The Past, Present, and Futures of Mughal Collections,” in Verge: Studies in Global Asias (Special issue on “Collecting Asias”), Fall 2015, pp. 58-74.
Carolyn Lucarelli
Sep 2015
The Department of Art History Visual Resources Centre, with the assistance of the Publishing and Curation Services in the University Libraries, is pleased to announce that the Palmer Museum of Art’s collection is now available online. Representing more than 7,000 works as well as images for many of them, the collection is publicly accessible through the University Libraries Digital Collections at the following URL: http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/digital/palmer.html For any questions please contact the Visual Resources Centre.