ARTBULL, The Newsletter of Boston University’s Department of History of Art & Architecture, is now available for download.
While most of us are familiar with the centrality of storytelling and oral tradition in African American literature, we may not realize the role they have played in the visual arts as well. Comic books and graphic novels are not just a medium of visual culture that speaks mainly to a white audience interested in […]
Kenneth Hartvigsen (PhD, 2014) is named the new Curator of American Art at Brigham Young University Museum of Art. Click here for the full announcement.
Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods: The Arts of Reinvention Edited by Morgan Pitelka, Alice Y. Tseng This book promises to be a major step forward in advancing our knowledge of Kyoto’s history and culture. Its chapters focus on two periods in Kyoto’s history in which the old capital was politically marginalized: the […]
Judy Ditner named Richard Benson Assistant Curator of Photography and Digital Media at Yale University Art Gallery
Read the full announcement here.
The Department of History of Art & Architecture is pleased to announce a talk by Karina Corrigan, Curator of Asian Export Art at the Peabody Essex Museum, on the museum’s current exhibition Asia in Amsterdam: Luxury in the Golden Age on April 27 at 5:30 pm in CAS Room 303A.
Colombian artist Beatriz González will deliver the keynote address for the 2016 IV Colombian Conference Harvard-MIT-BU-Tufts at Boston University. “Reclaiming the Aura” Wednesday April 20 6:30-7:30 pm CAS B-12 Preceeded by the panel Memorials and Symbolic Reparations also in CAS B-12 from 4-6 pm Panelists: Marco Abarca, University of Puerto Rico Yolanda Sierra, Universidad Externado de Colombia Michael […]
Caitlin Dalton, a PhD Candidate in History of Art & Architecture, has received a Fulbright Grant from the German-American Fulbright Commission for the academic year of 2016-2017. Working primarily in Berlin, she will conduct research and continue writing her dissertation, “Imprinting Art and Ideology: Memory and Pedagogy in the Early German Democratic Republic
The current issue of the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians includes an essay by Katherine Carroll (PhD ’12), “Creating the Modern Physician: The Architecture of American Medical Schools in the Era of Medical Education Reform.” This essay is drawn from her doctoral dissertation, “Modernizing the American Medical School, 1893-1940: Architecture, Pedagogy, Professionalization, and […]
Please join us on Wednesday March 16 for a lecture by Dr. Jose Falconi, Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University and Lecturer at Boston University. Dr. Falconi’s lecture is entitled “REALITY (ALWAYS) LIES ELSEWHERE: LESSONS FROM ANIBAL LOPEZ’S DOCUMENTA 13 ‘TESTIMONIO’” and will be held on Wednesday, March 16 at 5:30 pm in CAS room […]