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Melissa McCormick will lecture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on The Tale of Genji exhibition she curated

April 14, 2019

Sunday at The Met—The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated 

SUNDAY / APRIL 14 
2:00–3:30 P.M. 

John T. Carpenter, Mary Griggs Burke Curator of Japanese Art, Department of Asian Art, The Met
Melissa McCormick, Professor of Japanese Art and Culture, Harvard University

Join the exhibition curators as they explore the significance of The Tale of Genji in Japanese visual culture and world literature through paintings, illustrations, and...

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Ewa Lajer-Burcharth gave two lectures titled “Drawing as Dialogue: Fragonard in Tivoli” and “Delacroix: Love and Work,”

December 11, 2018

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth gave a Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecture titled “Drawing as Dialogue: Fragonard in Tivoli” at the University of Georgia, Athens, in November. In December, she also gave a lecture on “Delacroix: Love and Work,” at the Zentralinstitut fűr Kunstgeschichte in Munich, as part of the symposium Liebe, Arbeit, Kunst.

 

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Professor Koerner delivered the keynote lecture at the international Hans Baldung Grien conference in Karlsruhe, Germany

October 18, 2018

On October 18th, Joseph Koerner delivered the keynote lecture opening the international Hans Baldung Grien conference in Karlsruhe, Germany. His paper, titled “Der Fall Baldung” (“The Case of Baldung”) addressed the contemporary relevance of the artist (as portraitist of self and of enemies) in anticipation for the monumental Baldung exhibition opening in Karlsruhe next year. 

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Professor Hamburger appointed the Kress-Beinecke Professor at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

October 16, 2018

Jeffrey F. Hamburger, Kuno Francke Professor of German Art & Culture, has been appointed the Kress-Beinecke Professor at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, The National Gallery of Art, for the academic year 2019–2020. Among the projects on which he will be working are the Panizzi Lectures for the British Library (2021), which will form the basis of a second book on diagrams, and an exhibition, “Imperial Splendor,” to be held at the Pierpont Morgan Library & Museum in New York (2021) on manuscript illumination in the Holy Roman Empire from Emperor Charlemagne...

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Multiple Awards for Professor Roxburgh's "An Album of Artists’ Drawings from Qajar Iran"

October 4, 2018

An Album of Artists’ Drawings from Qajar Iran, ed. David J. Roxburgh (Cambridge, Mass., and New Haven: Harvard Art Museums, distributed by Yale University Press, 2017).

 

Has won the following awards: 

 

50 Books | 50 Covers

(Selected as one of the 50 best designed books of the year)

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and Design Observer

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In Memoriam: Linda Marie Rodriguez

October 1, 2018

Linda Marie Rodriguez was a scholar of all things Cuban.

 

Her attributes as a scholar are best represented in her main art historical project developed around José Antonio Aponte, a free black painter, born in Havana around 1760, who created a now-lost book of paintings full of historical and mythical black characters. Her ...

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