Jack Freiberg, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, and Associate Dean of the College of Visual Arts, Theatre & Dance, announces his forthcoming book with Cambridge University Press entitled, Bramante’s Tempietto, the Roman Renaissance, and the Spanish Crown.
From the Introduction: This book appears during the quincentennial of the death of Donato Bramante (1444-1514), who was recognized in his own time and still today for recovering the principles of Classical architecture that define the Renaissance. With only slight...
For the past three summers (2011–13), PhD Student Bryan Shaeffer has participated in all three levels of the Yucatec Maya Summer Institute offered through the Latin American Consortium of UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University. As a recipient each summer of a FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) fellowship from the United States Department of Education, Bryan was given the opportunity to study, in both formal and informal settings, the modern-day Mayan language called by its speakers Maaya T’aan or simply Maaya (which literally means...
FSU Art History congratulates alumna Kristen Miller Zohn (MA 1996) on receiving a Museum Leadership Award by the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC). Initiated in 1994, the Museum Leadership Award recognizes museum professionals who have shown significant advancement within the profession by leadership in museum activities at his or her institution, within the museum profession as a whole, and especially in the southeast region.
Kristen Miller Zohn is Director of Collections and Exhibitions for the Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia....
Dr. Lynn Jones will present “Power and Piety? The Origins of ‘Islamic’ Art”
Location: in the Strozier Library Scholars Commons Reading Room
Time: Tuesday, November 19th at 3:00 pm
The lecture is part of the Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys series, presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association, and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason...
Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) presents “Gabrielle Wu Lee: The Art of Dynamic Expressionism”, October 20 through November 24, 2013.
Gabrielle Wu Lee (FSU MFA 1986) created a new form of expressionism with her large scale paintings that emphasize the idea of color and composition over a clear, defined subject. She coined the term “Dynamic Expressionism” and refined the genre over time with a vast catalog of her work.
Art History Associate Professor Lynn Jones has been awarded a Fellowship at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute, a Council of American Overseas Research Center, for the Spring semester of 2014. She will focus on documenting workshop practices in Byzantine Cypriot churches. Her research in Cyprus will inform her next book, Cappadocia and Monumental Painting in Eleventh-Century Byzantium—the Rock-cut Church of Meryem Ana (Ashgate, forthcoming 2015).
In early November, Dr. Jones presented a paper, “The Prophet...
FSU was once again well represented by Art History graduate students and alumni at the Southeastern College Art Conference. This year’s conference was held in Greensboro, NC, from October 30 to November 2. In the session In Search of Justice, chaired by alumnus Elizabeth Heuer (PhD 2008), MA student Krystle Stricklin presented “Memorial Cranes Trapped in Barbwire: Untangling Language and Memories of the Japanese American Incarceration.” Stricklin considers the use of language in monuments to the Japanese...
The FSU Art History faculty and graduate students hosted the Thirty-First Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium on October 18 & 19, 2013.
Graduate students from around the country presented a variety of compelling research papers in three sessions on...
Art History graduate student Krystle Stricklin presented a paper,”Reassuring Voices and Shifting Narratives in Tom Parker’s Films of the Japanese American Incarceration,” at the Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference hosted by the Department of History at the University of Colorado Boulder in September. The presentation stemmed from Stricklin’s thesis project on Parker’s films, which were created as visual propaganda for the forced removal of Japanese Americans from the West Coast into...
This academic year, Jacksonville’s Cummer Museum is mounting two shows related to CVATD.
Also, for FSU Alumni & Friends:
SAVE THE DATE
Tuesday, February 4 @ 5:30p
FSU Alumni & Friends Reception
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Free admission to the museum
Private reception for FSU Alumni & Guests
Public lecture by Dr. David Areford (FSU MA Art History 1995)
Upcoming FSU related exhibitions at the Cummer Museum:
The Cummer is showing “Prints of William Walmsley.” (Former professor of Art, FSU)