Three of our PhD students have received research grants and fellowships for the summer of 2017 and beyond.
Beyond Painting is a seminar taught by two Saint Louis Art Museum curators, Dr. Judith Mann and Dr. Elizabeth Wyckoff. The course is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Learning to See: Renaissance and Baroque Masterworks from the Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Weil Collection. In every class, students have the unique opportunity to engage in close-looking with the museum's rich collection of prints and sculpture in order to gain a better understanding of Renaissance art.
Several members of the department will represent Washington University at this flagship art and art history conference. Tola C Porter, PhD student, will deliver the paper "Reanimating the Possibilities of Affect in Henry Moore's The Arch, 1980," in the session "Exhibitions between Art and Design."
In an international symposium devoted to new research on Henri Matisse, held at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia October 14-15, Professor John Klein delivered a paper on the ontological fluidity of Matisse's paper cut-outs entitled "Ultimate
Doctor Wallace was recently in Florence (October 2016) to help inaugurate the newly renovated Botticelli rooms in the Uffizi Gallery funded by the philanthropic gro
Professor Klein will present the paper "Ranking Decoration," about modern decorative arts as an avant-garde strategy, in the quadrennial International Congress of the History of Art (CIHA) to be held in Beijing in September.
Professor Miller received a Faculty Research Grant for summer 2016, which supported ongoing research at the New York Public Library into the papers of Lincoln Kirstein.
Professor Wallace visits Christo's "Floating Piers" installation at Lago Iseo in northern Italy, summer 2016 In Italy, Professor Wallace completed the manuscript for his new book provisionally titled, God's Architect: Michelangelo's Late Lif