The Verge Center for the Art’s original documentary
series About the Artist: Making Art in the Golden
State premiers Thursday, July 22 with an episode
featuring alum and Sacramento-based artist Manuel
Fernando Rios (M.F.A., ‘11).
Sculpture Collections in Europe and the United States
1500-1930: Variety and Ambiguity includes a chapter
contribution — “Porcelain as Sculpture: Medium, Materiality, and
the Categories of Eighteenth-Century Collecting” — by Professor
Michael Yonan, Professor of Art History and the Alan
Templeton Endowed Chair in the History of European Art, recently
published an article in Materia: Journal of Technical Art
History entitled “Technical Art History and the Art
Professor Talinn Grigor, chair of Art History, has just launched
her most recent book The Persian Revival: The
Imperialism of the Copy in Iranian and Parsi Architecture.
This book, published by Penn State University Press, will
be released July 8.
The Courtauld Institute in London recently conducted a panel
discussion on “Post-conflict: Art History and Cultural Heritage
in Dialogue” which featured Professors Heghnar Watenpaugh and
The Rethinking Iran Initiative at The Johns Hopkins’ School of
Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is sponsoring a
conversation between Leili Sreberny-Mohammadi and Professor
Talinn Grigor on ”Art, Politics, and U.S. Sanctions on
Join Justina Martino (MA, Art History, ‘15) for a Verge Art
Center Lunchtime Art Chat with Muzi Li Rowe (MFA, Art Studio,
‘17) on April 30 at 12:00 PM (PST). Muzi, a Verge Center Ali
Youssefi Project alum, will share a slideshow about her art,
inspirations and processes and attendees will have the
opportunity to ask questions.
Professor and GTI Founding Director Katharine Burnett has just
been awarded the O-CHA Pioneer
Award from the World Green Tea Association,
Shizuoka Prefectural Government. This award recognizes Dr.
Burnett’s efforts to further the understanding of tea through the
excellence of her academic research, her leadership of the Global
Tea Initiative, and GTI’s ongoing collaboration with the
University of Shizuoka to further develop the understanding of
tea from Shizuoka in the United States.
The Art and Art History Club is open to all art studio and art
history majors, minors, and friends. Our purpose is to learn
about and discuss all things relating to art and art history. We
do this through open discussions at meetings, going on field
trips to art museums and galleries, watching art-related movies,
selling student-made art, and promoting art education. We are
working hard to create an art community among UC Davis