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January, 2013

Alexandra Carpino To Deliver the Cinelli Lecture on February 5

Alexandra Carpino, professor of art history and department chair of comparative cultural studies at Northern Arizona University, will deliver the American Institute of Archaeology’s annual Ferdinando and Sarah Cinelli Lecture in Etruscan and Italic Archaeology on Tuesday, February 5, at 7 p.m. at the Nashville Parthenon in Centennial Park. Carpino’s lecture, Etruscan Faces: From the…

Posted by on January 30, 2013 in HART, Lectures, VRC

Courtney Martin To Present Film Documentary on British Pop Artists

Courtney Martin, assistant professor of history of art, will present Ken Russell’s Pop Goes The Easel on Monday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. Russell’s first full-length documentary for the BBC’s arts series Monitor focuses on four British pop artists—Peter Blake, Peter Philips, Pauline Boty, and Derek Boshier. Revolutionary in his approach, Russell…

Posted by on January 30, 2013 in HART, VRC

Vivien Fryd Organizes International Conference in Berlin

Vivien Green Fryd, professor of history of art, has organized an international conference on American icons and monuments to be held January 25 at the John F. Kennedy Institute at the Freie Universität, Berlin. Fryd, the Terra Foundation Visiting Professor of American Art, will deliver the keynote address: “The Statue of Liberty: A Chameleon-Like Hollow…

Posted by on January 17, 2013 in HART, VRC

Peter Parshall To Deliver Goldberg Lecture on January 24

Peter Parshall, curator of old master prints at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, from 1999 to 2010, will present the spring 2013 Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Thursday, January 24, at 4:10 p.m. in 203 Cohen Hall. His lecture is titled The Concept of Aesthetic Disinterest: G….

Posted by on January 14, 2013 in HART, Lectures, VRC

Mark di Suvero Exhibit Opens January 17 in Fine Arts Gallery

Mark di Suvero—Affinities, on view through February 28, celebrates Vanderbilt’s recent acquisition of Tumbleweed (1987), di Suvero’s monumental sculpture now installed on the grounds of the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center on the main campus. The exhibit opens Thursday, January 17, in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Hall, with a reception from…

Posted by on January 7, 2013 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC

Book Explores Illuminated Manuscripts of Crusader History

Elizabeth J. Moodey, assistant professor of the history of art, considers Philip the Good, duke of Burgundy from 1419 to 1467, as a patron of history writing and of illuminated manuscripts in her new book entitled Illuminated Crusader Histories for Philip the Good of Burgundy (Brepols Publishers, 2012). Among Moodey’s interests are the history of…

Posted by on January 4, 2013 in HART, VRC

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