News Archive from December, 2018

Global Art History Final Projects

Students in Professor Sheila Bonde and Lindsay Caplan's class, an introduction to the global history of art, architecture and material culture, presented their final projects in List Art Building this month. Students were asked to create artwork ...

New Architecture Program Graduates First Class in 2018

Eight undergraduate students completed Brown's new Architecture Concentration in May 2018. The program began two years ago with a series of introduction studios at Brown. The concentration now includes a number of mandatory classes at Rhode...

College Art Association Annual Conference

Professors Rodriguez and Shaffer were among the other department presenters at the CAA annual conference in New York on February 13-16, 2019 in New York. Professor Holly Shaffer gave a talk as part of Coloring Print which examines global printmaking traditions that advance our understanding of the role of the medium in the social construction of race.  Gretel Rodriguez presented  her talk entitled, "The Rhetoric of Polychrome Marbles on the Arch of Constantine in Rome." 

Congratulations to Professor Holly Shaffer

Holly Shaffer published an article in the July 2018 The Art Bulletin. Her piece is entitled “Take All of Them: Eclecticism and the Arts of the Pune Court in India, 1760–1800."

Grad/Undergrad Mentorship Program a Success

For the past few years, HIAA graduate students have organized a successful mentorship program for art history department undergraduates. Graduate student Josie Johnson explains "Laura Chilson-Parks initiated the...

New Venture Between HIAA and Tougaloo College Art Department

In Fall, 2018, Professor Phoenix Savage of Tougaloo College opened her course "African American Art History," to Brown students via video-conference. As part of this class, Brown students traveled to Mississippi to meet their peers at Tougaloo ...

Graduate Student Curators

History of Art and Architecture graduate students Allison Paapas was Graduate Student Proctor in Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the RISD Museum in 2017-2018. She curated an exhibition...