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.
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 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!
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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
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.
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.
Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, is an invited participant in the “Caillebotte Study Day” at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Held in conjunction with the exhibition “Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter’s Eye,” the conference will include a session called “Urban Photography,” led by Dr. Locke in the Print Study Room on September 29, 2015.
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh University Professor of Art History, will present a paper, "The Madrid Pantokrator and Some Larger Problems in Middle Byzantine Art,” at the Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, New York City, October 23, 2015.
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh University Professor of Art History, will present a lecture on "Inhabited Architecture: A Pervasive Motif in Medieval Art and Modern Theory" at Tufts University, Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts, October 21, 2015.