HAA seeks its next Mellon Chair, a modern or contemporary historian of African, African American, or African Diasporic Art
The Department of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh seeks to appoint a historian to the Andrew W. Mellon Chair.
Karla Huebner Wins Czechoslovak Studies Association Book Prize
Alum Karla Huebner's book Magnetic Woman: Toyen and the Surrealist Erotic (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020) has won the biennial Czechoslovak Studies Association book prize.
Adriana Miramontes Awarded 2021 Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award
The Graduate committee is delighted to announce that Adriana Miramontes has been awarded this year’s Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award.
Prof. Nygren lecture at the Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome - December 6th
Spanish colonization introduced a host of artistic materials into European workshops. This research seminar examines the artistic, ecological, and spiritual stakes that motivated several European painters to use obsidian from the Americas as the substrate for their devotional paintings.
HAA Undergrads Launch Art History Club
HAA Undergrads Launch Art History Club (AHC) with the purpose of facilitating the congregation of students interested in the study of art history.
Vuk Vukovic Assists on "Barbara London Calling"
Vukovic worked as a curatorial assistant on season two of "Barbara London Calling," a podcast series featuring 13 pioneering and up-and-coming media artists.
Adriana Miramontes Speaks at International Conference
Grad student Adriana Miramontes Olivas moderated a session at the Fifth International Conference on Border Studies on October 29, 2021.
Pittsburgh City Paper Highlights Women of Visions Exhibit
An article in the latest issue of the Pittsburgh City Paper highlights the collaboration between Pitt students and Women of Visions.
Pittwire Covers Maja Lynn Project on Tree of Life Massacre
A story from Pittwire covers the work of Museum Studies student Maja Lynn on an exhibit of student reactions to the Tree of Life massacre.
Gao Minglu Interviewed on New Book
Research Professor Emeritus Gao Minglu was interviewed by Phoenix Arts on his new book entitled History of Chinese Contemporary Art, published by Shanghai University Press in March 2021.