MA Candidate Symposium
The Annual Art History Graduate Colloquium provides the Art History MA candidates with an opportunity to present their research projects. The subjects to be discussed cover various visual material spanning from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. The topics of discussion include: Chinese Buddhist painting, the Fountain of Four Rivers obelisk, the Metropolitan Museum, transgenerational trauma, craft activism, and cannibalism in Latin American art.
1:10-1:30 Virginia Van Dine, “Monument and Magic: ‘Fountain of the Four Rivers’ Obelisk as a Relic”
1:30-1:50 Renata McRee, “When Can a Landscape be called a Landscape? Manifestions of Buddhist Thought in Zhu Da’s Paintings”
1:50-2:10 Lorella Silvestri, “Luigi Palma di Cesnola, the Early Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Authenticity of Art”
2:25-2:45 Jennifer Gutierrez, “Enrique Chagoya’s Cannibals: The “Un-Noble” Savage in the Age of Cultural Imperialism”
2:45-3:05 Corrie Hendricks, “Yarn Bombing, Radical Fiber Art and Birdie Sanders: The Socialist History and Visual Language of Craft Activism”
3:05-3:25 Natalie De La Torre, “Wounded: the Image of the Child in the Art of Gottfried Helnwein”
The event is free and open to the public.
WHEN: Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 1-5 pm.
WHERE: Shrem Museum, Conference Room