History of Art and Architecture

Faculty

Alex Taylor Contributes to Allegheny Landing Public Art Event

Alex Taylor will contribute to a public tour and discussion about the art and design of Allegheny Landing, the sculpture park on Pittsburgh's North Shore. 

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Terry Smith Delivers Keynote Address at Global Appalachia Symposium

Terry Smith delivered a keynote address titled "Curating the Contradictions" at the Global Appalachia Symposium, 2022 IKT Congress.

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Destroyed-Disappeared-Lost-Never Were Book Launch with Michelle McCoy

Michelle McCoy participates in a book launch for "Destroyed-Disappeared-Lost-Never Were" on August 31, 2022, 3–4pm.

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Wall Street Journal Reviews Alex Taylor's New Book

Alex Taylor's book Forms of Persuasion: Art and Corporate Image in the 1960s (University of California Press, 2022) has been reviewed by the Wall Street Journal

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Barbara McCloskey publishes essay on the Art of Anti-Facism

Barbara McCloskey's essay, "White Supremacy and the Art of Anti-Facism in the United States and Germany between the World Wars," appeared in the most recent edition of Kunst und Politik.

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The Pitt News Interviews Christopher Nygren for Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Prize

Christopher Nygren has been interviewed by The Pitt News for his new book Titian’s Icons.

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Jennifer Josten Delivers Keynote Lecture at Convening of Scholars El Dorado

On April 22, 2022, Jennifer Josten delivers the keynote lecture, “Contending with Religion and Spirituality in the Works of Mathias Goeritz and Luis Barragán.”

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Professor Michelle McCoy co-edits "Water Moon Reflections: Essays in Honor of Patricia Berger"

Published by the Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, the volume's ten research essays address material and visual culture produced across East and Inner Asia from the Han dynasty (202 BC–220 AD) to the present.
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David & Ann Wilkins present "Material Culture" at Temple University in Rome

Prof. Emeritus David & his wife, Dr. Ann Wilkins, presented "How Material Culture Illuminates History" for a course on World War II at Temple University in Rome.

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Michelle McCoy to present at Connecting Dunhuang symposium, April 22-23

Michelle McCoy will present a paper at the symposium "Connecting Dunhuang: Sites, Art, and Ideas along the Silk Road(s)," on April 22-23.

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