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Tony Tasset Speaking at Kelvin Smith Library on April 11, 2018

Date posted: April 5th, 2018

In less than a week, Chicago based artists Tony Tasset will discuss his work on Wednesday, Aprill 11, 2018 from 6 to 7:30 PM at Kelvin Smith Library and have a one of his unique works – Judy’s Hand Pavilion – displayed in Toby Plaza.

Pepon Osorio, A Lifetime of Artistic Practice, April 20 at 6:00 pm

Date posted: April 5th, 2018

This event will focus on Pepon Osorio, A Lifetime of Artistic Practice. It will take place in Gertner Auditorium, Cleveland Museum of Art on April 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm.

Professor Roger Bagnall Lecture April 18!

Date posted: April 5th, 2018

April 18 at 5:30 PM, Professor Roger Bagnall will give a lecture entitled “A Roman City in the Egyption Desert: Paintings, Potsherds, and Politics in the Dakhla Oasis” at CMA’s lecture hall.

Nikki DeLuca Accepted to the Newberry Library’s Paleography Workshop, Receives a Dissertation Grant from the Medieval Academy of America

Date posted: March 31st, 2018

Nikki DeLuca, a PhD student in medieval art, has been selected to receive the 2018 Etienne Gilson Dissertation Grant from the Medieval Academy of America. Nikki’s dissertation, advised by Prof. Gertsman, tackles the subject of shadows in late medieval manuscripts. She was also selected to attend the Newberry Library’s French paleography workshop this summer. Congratulations to Nikki!

Prof. Elina Gertsman named finalist for the the Diekhoff Award for Mentorship this year!

Date posted: March 23rd, 2018

Prof. Elina Gertsman was chosen as a finalist for the 2018 John S. Diekhoff Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the education of graduate students at CWRU through advising and mentoring. In 2015, Prof. Gertsman won the Diekhoff Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching.

Kylie Fisher has been awarded an Eva L. Pancoast Memorial Fellowship!

Date posted: March 23rd, 2018

Kylie Fisher, doctoral student in early modern Italian art, has been awarded an Eva L. Pancoast Memorial Fellowship! This fellowship will enable Kylie to travel to London this summer to conduct an in-depth study of the British Museum’s exceptional holdings of sixteenth-century Italian prints as part of her dissertation research.

PhD student Aimee Caya receives the Pancoast Fellowship!

Date posted: March 23rd, 2018

Drawn on the Eva L. Pancoast Memorial Fund, which helps women students in The School of Graduate Studies to travel abroad, the Fellowship will allow Aimee to begin her dissertation research on English brasses. In addition to working in London museums, Aimee will be venturing to Oxfordshire to explore the brasses still in situ in the area’s parish churches.

The Arts at CWRU! A Special Evening that will take place on March 26!

Date posted: March 20th, 2018

On Monday, March 26, 2018, there will be a special evening at the Linsalata Alumni Center. The evening is split into 2 parts and all are welcome. Reception to follow.

CWRU Alumni Event at the Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

Date posted: March 5th, 2018

On Sunday, March 4, PhD candidate James Wehn joined a group of CWRU alumni from the Tampa area for a visit to the John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art. Following brunch, James led the group on a private tour through the museum’s Renaissance and Baroque galleries, where he highlighted a selection of Italian and Northern European paintings, including treasured works by Lucas Cranach the Elder, Piero di Cosimo, and Peter Paul Rubens. …Read more.

Brian Rose Lecture – Feb. 28 – “Museums, Archaeology and War”

Date posted: February 17th, 2018

Brian Rose will be giving a lecture on “Museums, Archaeology and War,” on Feb. 28 at 5:30 in the Cleveland Museum of Art. The lecture is free, but registration is required. Tickets are available on the Museum’s Calendar page.

Save the date! October 17, 2018: Julius Fund Lecture in Medieval Art by Marc Michael Epstein, Vassar College

Date posted: February 7th, 2018

The Subversive Afterlife of Images: Implied, Ensuing Action in Medieval Jewish Visual Culture
In any given work of art, the view of the object at rest is a snapshot of the extant state of theological and political affairs surrounding a given image. …Read more.

Professor Scallen Presents “Wilhelm Valentiner and Joseph Duveen: Expertise and Art Market Connections” at Getty Research Institute

Date posted: January 28th, 2018

Professor Catherine Scallen presented a paper, “Wilhelm Valentiner and Joseph Duveen: Expertise and Art Market Connections” at the two-day symposium, “Art Dealers, America, and the International Art Market, 1880–1930” held at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, January 18-19, 2018.

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