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Professor Yonan’s latest article published

Professor Michael Yonan, art history, and Alan Templeton Endowed Chair in the History of European Art, 1600–1830 Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century European Art, Decorative Arts, Material Culture has written an article on “Martin van Meytens’s ‘Portrait of Johann Michael von Grosser: The Business of Nobility” which was just published in Art Bulletin of Nationalmuseum Stockholm (26:1 (2019 [2020]): 91-98).

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Professor Burnett publishes new book on collector Pang Yuanji

Professor Katharine Burnett, art history, and faculty director, Global Tea Initiative for the Study of Tea Culture and Science Chinese Art and Culture, is the author of Shaping Chinese Art History: Pang Yuanji and His Painting Collection which has just been released by Cambria Press.

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Professor Sofroniew on gift giving in Ancient Italy
January 16, 2021, 2-3 pm

Professor Alexandra Sofroniew will speak at the Pence Gallery for their Art History Lecture Series on “Homemade Votive Offerings: Giving Gifts to the Gods in Ancient Italy.” Her lecture will be Saturday, January 16 from 2-3 pm (PST) via Zoom.

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Alumna Jennifer Dasal discusses new book and podcast

Alumna Jennifer Dasal (BA ‘02) and her newly published book Art Curious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History (Penguin, September 2020) are featured in the latest College of Letters and Science newsletter.

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Race, Museums, Art History
ALAN TEMPLETON COLLOQUIUM in ART HISTORY
February 19, 2021

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American cultural institutions are an integral part of the broader discussion of racism taking place in our society. Museums are powerful spaces for communicating cultural values, including racially based notions of cultural difference. Can the museum be a space of anti-racism, and can the discipline of art history help to achieve that?  If so, what are the challenges and concerns involved?

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