Congratulations to Kobena Mercer
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by mcdonald
5M ago
Yale University Press Congratulates its 2024 CAA Prizewinners Kobena Mercer, winner of the 2024 Frank Jeett Mather Award for Art Criticism and the author of Alain Locke and the Visual Arts.   “Mercer’s sumptuously illustrated study . . . succeeds in positioning Locke as an important philosophical voice in the ‘not yet finalized story of Afro-modern art and culture.’”—Douglas Field, Times Literary Supplement ..read more
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Alex Kitnick speaks at the Institute for Contemporary Art
Bard College ART HISTORY Blog
by mcdonald
1y ago
MCLUHAN LECTURES: CHIOKE I’ANSON AND ALEX KITNICK ON MARSHALL MCLUHAN Friday, Apr 14, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM If the title of artist Rafael Domenech’s experimental publishing pavilion on the ICA’s third floor, The Medium is the Massage, seems familiar, that’s because it’s borrowed from a highly influential 1967 book by trailblazing media theorist Marshall McLuhan. For anyone curious about the theoretical ghost behind the artwork, on Friday, April 14, at 6 pm, ICA Director of Community Media Chioke l’Anson and art historian Alex Kitnick will come together to draw McLuhan’s vital thinking out i ..read more
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AHVC Program Senior Poster Session and Alum Night
Bard College ART HISTORY Blog
by mcdonald
1y ago
Tuesday, December 6th, the Art History and Visual Culture Program held its annual Senior Poster Session and Alum Night in RKC Lobby. Class of 2023 seniors displayed visual and textual accounts of their Senior Project research to date. Faculty and guests were invited to ask questions and discuss topics. In addition, two alum Martha Hart ‘5, Museum Registrar at CCS Bard Hessel Museum and Alec Petty ’16 founder of King’s Leap Gallery in NYC, spoke of their journeys since graduating Bard with degrees in Art History and Visual Culture. There was a Q and A session afterwards.   ..read more
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MA in Art History- Hunter College
Bard College ART HISTORY Blog
by mcdonald
1y ago
Art & Education September 23, 2022 MA in Art History Hunter College   Robert Longo, American Bridge Project, 2017. Installation view, Hunter College. Courtesy of the Hunter College Art Galleries. Photo: Daniel Pérez.         Spring semester deadline: October 1 Fall semester deadline: February 1 Hunter College Art & Art History Department Main Campus 695 Park Avenue 11th Floor North Building New York, NY 10065 USA hunter.cuny.edu Hunter College is now accepting applications for the MA in Art History. The Master’s Pro ..read more
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Keith Haring Fellowship in Art and Activism in Perpetuity
Bard College ART HISTORY Blog
by mcdonald
1y ago
$3.2 Million Given to Bard College Endowing Keith Haring Fellowship in Art and Activism in Perpetuity Untitled wall drawing, circa 1981, Keith Haring artwork © Keith Haring Foundation. Endowment Coincides with CCS Bard’s Permanent Reinstallation of Keith Haring Wall Drawing Created During 1981 Visit to Bard College Egyptian Author Haytham el-Wardany Appointed 2022-23 Fellow Bard College announced today it has received $3.2 million to endow in perpetuity the Keith Haring Fellowship in Art and Activism, an annual faculty position that brings a prominent scholar, act ..read more
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Alex Kitnick participates in Whitney Museum Symposium
Bard College ART HISTORY Blog
by mcdonald
2y ago
Making Collections Matter: A Symposium Fri, Sept 23, 2022 10 am–4:30 pm This day-long symposium focuses on the historical formation, current uses, and future possibilities of modern and contemporary art museum collections. Bringing together curators and scholars who are engaged with and thinking critically about museum collecting practices, the sessions consider how collections are built, who they serve, and how they can be sustainably stewarded now and in the future. 3–4:30 pm | Session 3: Collecting for the Future What are the ethical implications and practical considerations of building and ..read more
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Anne Hunnell Chen joins Bard AHVC Faculty
Bard College ART HISTORY Blog
by mcdonald
2y ago
Bard College’s Division of the Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Hunnell Chen as Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Culture. Her tenure-track appointment begins in the 2022–23 academic year. Anne Hunnell Chen specializes in the art and archaeology of the globally connected Late Roman world. She is the founder and director of the NEH-funded International (Digital) Dura-Europos Archive (IDEA), aimed at virtual reassembly and recontextualization of archaeological information from a uniquely preserved archaeological site of ..read more
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Susan Aberth and collaborator CCS-graduate Gilbert Vicario win Warhol Foundation Curatorial Research Grant
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by mcdonald
2y ago
Prof. Susan Aberth, Art History and Visual Culture and collaborator CCS-graduate Gilbert Vicario have just won a $50,000 Warhol Foundation Curatorial Research Grant for their exhibition on tracing esotericism in the Americas at the Phoenix Art Museum. For more information: (https://warholfoundation.org/2022/06/29/the-andy-warhol-foundation-for-the-visual-arts-announces-spring-2022-grantees ..read more
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Open call for young art writers: Art & Education Field Notes
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by mcdonald
2y ago
With the academic year drawing to a close and two of the world’s preeminent exhibitions of contemporary art beckoning students and recent graduates to Venice and Kassel this summer, Art & Education is excited to announce an open call for reviews of the 59th Venice Biennale and Documenta 15. Students and recent graduates from bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in curating, art writing, and art history are invited to contribute texts on the specific national pavilion, project, or public programming in Venice or Kassel that most sparks their interest. We want to encourage the next ..read more
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FORELAND – Docent Positions
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by mcdonald
2y ago
Foreland x Bard Docent Program Foreland is an 85,000SF contemporary arts development that includes 31 artist studios, three commercial art galleries, two private event spaces, food & beverage, and a membership-only cooperative workspace. Located on the banks of Catskill Creek, the Foreland campus is housed within three historic mills dating to the mid-1800s. It is a beacon of contemporary art, aesthetic wonder, and modern functionalism all within the Hudson River Valley. Foreland is seeking two motivated, poised, and outgoing students to join the team as gallery docents for our newly estab ..read more
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