Posts Tagged ‘Leora Maltz Leca’

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, […]

Maltz-Leca Wins CAA’s Meiss Award

Leora Maltz-Leca (Associate Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) was awarded College Art Association’s (CAA) Spring 2017 Millard Meiss Publication Fund award for her forthcoming book William Kentridge: Process as Metaphor and Other Doubtful Enterprises (University of California Press, 2017). Twice a year, CAA awards grants through the Millard Meiss Publication Fund to support […]

Maltz-Leca’s “Influence” at CAA

At the College Art Association’s February conference in New York, Leora Maltz-Leca (Associate Professor, HAVC) spoke at the Clark Research Institute’s first “Key Issues” panel on the topic of “Influence.” Rachel Haidu, the session chair, gathered a diverse group of art historians to confront and chew on this “phobic” term: Maltz-Leca’s paper, “The Southern Tails of Influence,” […]

Contemporary African Art at Harvard: Exploring Luminos/ C/ ity

Leora Maltz-Leca (Associate Professor, HAVC) will be participating in a symposium on December 10 at the Harvard University’s recently opened Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art. The space was designed by David Adjaye, who also curated the inaugural exhibition, ‘Exploring Luminos/ C/ ity: Ordinary Joy: From the Pigozzi Collection of Contemporary African […]

“Grounding Robin Rhode” with Maltz-Leca

Leora Maltz-Leca (Assistant Professor, HAVC) was invited to speak at a conference run by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association. The conference focused around issues in traditional and contemporary African art.  Maltz-Leca spoke at a panel titled “PERFORMING PLACE: PSYCHOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENTS AND CONTINGENT SITES” which was chaired by Prof Ruth Simbao of Rhodes University, […]

Professional Development Grants Awarded

The RISD Professional Development Fund was established with a Mellon Foundation Grant, with the goal of fostering excellence in the fields of art and design, and the advancement of knowledge in related fields. The fund also provides financial support for the extraordinary costs of studio work, for research projects that could not be done otherwise, for […]

Leora Maltz-Leca receives Getty Research Institute Fellowship

Leora Maltz-Leca (Assistant Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture) has been named a Getty Research Institute Post-doctoral Fellow to work on her forthcoming book on William Kentridge, “Process as Metaphor and Other Doubtful Enterprises”. The fellowship’s theme this year is artistic practice. From the Getty’s website “Artists mobilize a variety of intellectual, organizational, technological, […]

Leora Maltz-Leca awarded Creative Capital|Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant

Leora Maltz-Leca (Assistant Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture) is a recipient of The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for the 2010 grant cycle. The program was” designed to encourage and reward writing about contemporary art that is rigorous, passionate, eloquent and precise, as well as to create a broader audience for arts writing. In […]