Faculty/Staff News

Carolyn Lucarelli
Apr 2015
Carolyn Lucarelli (Curator of Visual Resources, Department of Art History) and Patrick McGrady (Affiliate Assistant Professor of Art History and Charles V. Hallman Curator, Palmer Museum of Art) made a presentation on “Omeka: A Practical Solution for Small Museum Needs” at the Omeka Special Interest Group, at the annual meeting of the Visual Resources Association, Denver, Colorado, March 11, 2015. They discussed their creation of the Omeka site for the Palmer Museum's past exhibitions:  gallery.arts.psu.edu
Dr. Sarah K. Rich
Apr 2015
Sarah K. Rich’s (associate professor of art history) essay on Barnett Newman’s unfinished paintings was published in Bradford A. Epley and Michael White; with a contribution by Sarah K. Rich, Barnett Newman:  The Late Work, 1965-1970 (Yale University Press, distributed for the Menil Collection, 2015).
Dr. Sarah K. Rich
Apr 2015
Sarah K. Rich, associate professor of art history, presented a lecture, "Ellsworth Kelly's (Abs)traction," at the Kansas City Art Institute on February 19, 2015.
Dr. Chang Tan
Apr 2015
Chang Tan, assistant professor of art history and Asian studies, is participating in the Global Asias Conference, Atherton Hotel, State College, PA, April 9-11. 2015:http://asian.la.psu.edu/news-alumni/global-asias-conference
Dr. Madhuri Desai
Apr 2015
Madhuri Desai, associate professor of art history and Asian studies, is participating in the Global Asias Conference, Atherton Hotel, State College, PA, April 9-11. 2015:http://asian.la.psu.edu/news-alumni/global-asias-conference
Dr. Sarah K. Rich
Apr 2015
Sarah K. Rich, associate professor of art history, published an exhibition review of “Adventures of the Black Square:  Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015,” Whitechapel Gallery, London, in Artforum (April 2015):  246-247.
Nancy  Locke
Mar 2015
Nancy Locke, associate professor of art history, has published “How photography evolved from science to art” in The Conversation:  Academic Rigor, Journalistic Flair (March 11. 2015):http://theconversation.com/how-photography-evolved-from-science-to-art-3...
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Mar 2015
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of Art History and Expert in Byzantium Honored by School of Oriental and African Studies at University of London. Read more here from the Arts and Architecture news link. http://artsandarchitecture.psu.edu/news/evan-pugh-professor-and-expert-b...
Dr. Amara Solari
Feb 2015
Amara Solari, associate professor of art history, presented a paper, “Displacing Disease: The 1648 Yellow Fever Epidemic and the Reorientation of Racialized Urbanism in Yucatán, New Spain,” at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, New York City, February 11-14, 2015.
Photo: Dr. Smith at Cistercian Monastery of Chorin in Germany.
Jan 2015
Elizabeth B. Smith, associate professor of art history, will present a paper, “The Vaults of Santa Maria Novella and the Creation of Florentine Gothic,” at the symposium Against Gravity:  Building Practices in the Pre-Industrial World, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, March 20-22, 2015.

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