David Salomon, Assistant Professor of Art History, has published an article entitled, "The Highway Not Taken: Tony Smith and the Suburban Sublime," in Places, an interdisciplinary journal of contemporary architecture, landscape, and urbanism. Salomon's article looks at the surprising intersection between avant-garde art, infrastructure and suburban architecture.
Jennifer Germann, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper titled "The Queen's New Image: Jean-Marc Nattier's Portrait of Marie Leszczinska (1748)" at the Society for Court Studies meeting in July. The topic of the international conference, held at the University of Winchester in Great Britain, was Kings and Queens II: Making Connections. Germann's paper explored gift giving and political intrigue at the French court.
Paul Wilson, assistant professor in the Department of Art History, recently had an article and book chapter published.
The Department of Art History is pleased to announce that Mara Baldwin has been appointed Director of the Handwerker Gallery.
Associate Professor Jennifer Jolly was an invited speaker for a panel on Mexican Muralism held at CUNY's Bildner Center for Western Hemispheric Studies on May 17. She spoke on her current research regarding the intersection between art, tourism and nation-building in 1930s Mexico.