Posts Tagged ‘History of Art + Visual Culture’

Schiff at Cambridge University Conference

Karen Schiff (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture), presented a paper at Jesus College, Cambridge University, about the marbled leaf in the novel, Tristram Shandy. Her paper, Revitalizing Humanity through ‘Reading’ the Marbled Page, offered new perspectives on the colorful, monumental project of paper marbling in the novel’s original edition. The Alas, Poor Yorick! […]

Scanlan, Divine and Demonic

Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently published her book, Divine and Demonic Imagery at Tor de’Specchi, 1400-1500: Religious Women and Art in 15th-Century Rome. It is published by Amsterdam University Press and distributed in the U.S. by University of Chicago Press.  

Maltz-Leca Book Published

Leora Maltz-Leca (Associate Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) has had her book, Wiliam Kentridge: Process as Metaphor & Other Doubtful Enterprises, published by the University of California Press. Richard Shiff (Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art, University of Texas at Austin) said of the book “With prose as lucid as it is erudite, […]

Lambrecht Reviews Tanzanian Talk

Winnie Lambrecht (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently reviewed, Popobawa: Tanzanian Talk, Global Misreadings, by Katrina Daly Thompson (Indiana University Press, 2017) in the Spring 2018 edition of the Journal of Folklore Research and International Journal of Folklore and Ethnomusicology.

Sittenfeld Featured in New Yorker

Josephine Sittenfeld (Critic, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently had her work featured in the New Yorker. In an article entitled, A Photographer’s Old College Classmates, Back Then and Now, the article’s author Eren Orbey describes Sittenfeld’s project, Reunion, in which she revisited old classmates first photographed during her junior  year at Princeton.