What's On

by Jessica Savage

The Department of Art & Archaeology’s book club recently met to discuss the novel The Personal Librarian (2021) by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray. The book is the sixth the club has discussed on topics of diversity and inclusion. Other titles the group have discussed include How to be an Antiracist (2019)...

Professor Bridget Alsdorf recently participated in a Q&A about her new book, Gawkers: Art and Audience in Late Nineteenth-Century France (2022).

Graduate student Nathan Stobaugh presented Queerer Mirrors: Identification and Disidentification in VALIE EXPORT's Television and Cinema at The Barnes Foundation 26th Annual...

In 1936 and 1949, the Committee for the Excavation of Antioch-on-the-Orontes sent pieces of pottery, called sherds, from the excavation to the Walters Art Gallery (now Museum) in Baltimore. On March 4, 2022, the department transferred the sherds back to Princeton, for use as a teaching collection while the museum is closed.

Professor Basile Baudez participated in a Q&A about his book Inessential Colors.

CAA announced its 2022 Awards for Distinction this week.  Two Department of Art & Archaeology alumni earned awards for their publications and one of our faculty contributed an essay to a publication that won a prize.

Art historian, Jonathan Brown *64, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts at NYU Institute of Fine Arts, passed away at home in Princeton on January 17, 2022.  He was a pioneer in Spanish and Viceregal Mexican art and served as the director of the NYU Institute of Fine Arts from 1973–1978.

New in Spring 2022, the Art & Archaeology Undergraduate Mentorship Program provides mentorship, academic enrichment, and a dynamic intellectual and social community to junior and senior History of Art and Practice of Art majors and is an exciting complement to the department’s existing offerings for undergraduate-graduate collaboration,...

CNN and the New York Times list Chika Okeke-Agulu's book in the Best Books of 2021.

Professors Mangone and Yerkes teach "Renaissance Art and Architecture" in person despite the Princeton University Art Museum being closed.  Their shaping of the course is highlighted on the Princeton home page...

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