Faculty/Staff News

Dr. Madhuri Desai
Mar 2019
Dr. Madhuri Desai published a book review of “Monumental Matters: The Power, Subjectivity, and Space of India’s Mughal Architecture,” by Santhi Kavuri-Bauer (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011) in Journal of Asian Studies, Volume 77, Issue 4, November 2018, pp.1117-1119. */
Daniel Zolli
Mar 2019
Daniel Zolli Publishes Article in Renaissance Quarterly Daniel Zolli, assistant professor of art history, has published an article with a colleague at Harvard University: Daniel M. Zolli and Christopher Brown, "Bell on Trial: The Struggle for Sound after Savonarola," Renaissance Quarterly, Volume 72, Issue 1, Spring 2019. 54-96. https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/61DDC5770ADE77512B8285ECA948BBD4/S0034433818000064a.pdf/bell_on_trial_the_struggle_for_sound_after_savonarola.pdf
Daniel Zolli
Mar 2019
    Dr. Daniel Zolli is organizing a panel, entitled “Red: The Blood of Quattrocento Sculpture,” for the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in Tornto, March 17-19, 2019. As part of this he will give a paper, “Making Up Materials: Donatello and Cosmetics." https://rsa.confex.com/rsa/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Session/1591
Dr. Amara Solari
Feb 2019
Paper/Project Blue. Green. Yax. Naming, Valence, and the Sacrality of Maya Blue Session: Indigenous Languages of the Americas and the Language of Art History   Thursday, February 14, 2019   New York Hilton Midtown - 2nd Floor - Bryant Suite  
Elizabeth Mansfield
Feb 2019
Dr Elizabeth Mansfield, Head of the Department of Art History published a book review in CAA.review "Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century? Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850–1900", Hollis Clayson and André Dombrowski, eds.   
Dr. Sarah K. Rich
Jan 2019
Pigment Workshop: The Materiality of Artist's Colors Friday January 25, 10:00-Noon ADRI 16 Borland Led by Sarah K. Rich, Associate Professor, Department of Art History. This workshop will focus on the manufacture of artists’ colors using historic recipes. A version of this workshop debuted at the symposium Bugs, Boulders, Beakers: The Materiality of Artists’ Colors in October 2018. Registration is required: https://pigment-making.eventbrite.com
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Jan 2019
  Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh University Professor in Art History gave a paper, titled “On the Transfer of Knowledge in Ivories of the Medieval Mediterranean”, at the Archaeological Institute of America meeting in San Diego on Jan. 6, 2019. His paper focused on how carving techniques and subject matter moved across the Mediterranean.   The slides are (left) detail of an Andalusian ivory box with griffins, and (right) detail from  a wood (Aleppo pine) panel, showing what the Louvre calls a “bird-flower.”

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