Art History

Mar 15, 2016 Susan Gettlin

Art History Field Trips

Feb 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Feb. 25 to April 24: Arcadia University Art Gallery Presents 'Pati Hill: Photocopier'

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present Pati Hill: Photocopier, A Survey of Prints and Books (1974–83). Featuring more than 100 works on paper depicting subjects as common as a gum wrapper and as expansive as the Palace of Versailles, this exhibition reconsiders the hybrid...

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Apr 24, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Pederson Receives Grants for Leonardo da Vinci Research

Dr. Jill Pederson, assistant professor of art history, was recently awarded two prestigious grants in support of her research on Leonardo da Vinci. Pederson received the Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society, which she used to support research on her forthcoming book...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Pederson Publishes Essay in ‘Renaissance Love’

Dr. Jill Pederson, assistant professor of art history, published “Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio’s Portrait of Girolamo Casio and the Poetics of Male Beauty in Renaissance Milan” in the volume Renaissance Love: Eros, Passion, and Friendship in Italian Art around 1500. This capped two years of essay-...

Oct 29, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Megan D’Avella ’16: ‘A Glimpse into Our Professors’ Artistic Worlds’

Arcadia University’s Faculty Exhibition offers students, such as art history major Megan D’Avella ’16, the opportunity to check out what their instructors are up to outside of the classroom. D’Avella, whose interest in art exhibitions led her to the Contemporary Curatorial Practices course, has...

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Mar 18, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Nadia Koltsoon ’14 Points to Hope for Ukraine in Art Exhibit

The Arcadia community is invited to attend a reception on Thursday, March 20, at 6 p.m. for the opening of Писанки: Ще не вмерла Українa (Pysanky: Ukraine Has Not Yet Died), an art exhibition that runs through March 27 in the Judith Taylor Art Gallery in the basement of Landman Library. The...

Feb 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Curator Judith Tannenbaum Reflects on Radical Shifts in Life, Career, and Art

One of the most accomplished curators in the country didn’t even know what a curator was when she was in college. Years later, she found herself working at the most prominent art school in the U.S. in an endowed curator position created just for her. Judith Tannenbaum, now an adjunct curator at...

Nov 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Art History Major Brings Arcadia Treasures to Light

By FRANCESCA MAYR ’16 Photography CHRISTINA YEE ’14 The Rilling Collection of African and Asian artifacts had been cooped up in storage since it was given as a gift to the University in 2008. The pieces were kept in the University Archives on the lower level of Landman Library, out of reach of the...

Sep 12, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Art Gallery Presents U.S. Debut of ‘Martha Wilson: Staging of the Self,’ through Nov. 4

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present the U.S. debut of Martha Wilson: Staging the Self, a touring exhibition organized by Independent Curators International (ICI) on view from Aug. 24 through Nov. 4. (Visit exhibition website.) Surveying 40 years of performances, videos, and photo-...

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Jun 27, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Students in Paris Program Visit Monet's House and Garden

  Claude Monet once said, "It may be because of flowers that I've become a painter." Students enrolled in the Arcadia University's summer study abroad program at the American Graduate School in Paris took a day-trip to Giverny in Normandy recently to visit the legendary artist's house, now a...

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May 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Pederson Researches Leonardo da Vinci’s Mysterious Academy

Dr. Jill Pederson, Assistant Professor of Art History, is writing a book that explores the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci during the more then 20 years (1482-1499 and 1506-1513) the Renaissance artist spent in Milan, Italy. Pederson discovered a unique manuscript, known as the Isolabeata (c....

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Jan 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Gilman Scholarship Recipient Explores Art History Amidst Estruscan Walls

Dao La ’13, an Art History major in the Honors program, is currently studying at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy, through Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies (CGS). Her semester in the heart of Italy, living and studying amidst Etruscan walls is made possible, in part, by a...