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Washington DC Auction House Hires Pitt Undergrad Alums

Museum studies alum Olivia Rutledge (2021) was recently appointed Photography Assistant at Weschler’s Auctioneers, the prominent Washington, DC auction house.

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‘Religions’ Journal Publishes Essay by HAA Alum Carolyn Wargula

Carolyn Wargula (PhD 2020) published ‘Embodied Objects: Chūjōhime’s Hair Embroideries and the Transformation of the Female Body in Premodern Japan’ in the journal Religions.

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Clarisse Fava-Piz Begins Mellon Curatorial Fellowship at the Meadows Museum

Clarisse Fava-Piz (PhD 2021) appointed Mellon Curatorial Fellow at the Meadows Museum, SMU, in Dallas.

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Gertrudes Altschul Exhibition Features Essay by Paula Kupfe

Paula Kupfer has published an essay titled Elements of A (Brazilian) Landscape for the exhibition Gertrudes Altschul: Filigrana that is currently on view at The São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP).

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HAA Graduate Student Organization Announces 2021–22 Committee

For over 20 years, the History of Art and Architecture Graduate Student Organization (GSO) has advocated for and supported graduate students within the department and the university.

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Kirk Savage Interviewed on Memorials For COVID-19 Deaths

Over the summer, Kirk Savage was interviewed on grassroots memorials to remember U.S. COVID-19 deaths.

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Vuk Vuković Presents as Part of Birkbeck Research Collaboration

Graduate student Vuk Vuković will present his paper at the Research Student Exchange Program between Pitt and the University of London, Birkbeck.

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Ellen Larson Launches New Podcast Exploring Chinese Material Culture

Ellen Larson has collaborated with UW-Stevens Point professor Dr. Cortney Chaffin on a podcast series titled "Of the Earth 本土," digging into the many connections, complexities, and contradictions of Chinese art and culture across time and space.

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HAA Graduate Students Awarded Met’s Fellowships

PhD candidates Jacqueline Lombard, Katie Loney, and Andrea Maxwell will join 64 fellows in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Fellowship Program 2021–22.

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HAA Alum Tyler Shine Appointed at The Warhol

Pittsburgh welcomes back Tyler Shine, who graduated from History of Art and Architecture in 2013.

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