Faculty News

Prof. Sarah Lewis interviewed by the Harvard Gazette

Prof. Sarah Lewis interviewed by the Harvard Gazette

September 30, 2016

 

This fall, Sarah Lewis ’97 began teaching the course “Vision & Justice: The Art of Citizenship” as the newest member of the History of Art and Architecture faculty. The topic has long been one of interest to Lewis, whose experience includes early acclaim as a painter — top honors in the NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics for a still life — and work as a curator at both MoMA in New York and the Tate Modern in London. Now an author and scholar, she chatted with the Gazette about her time as an undergrad and the powerful, sometimes… Read more about Prof. Sarah Lewis interviewed by the Harvard Gazette

Prof. Alina Payne and Director of I Tatti Lectures at the Louvre:  Conferences and Seminars The Living Architecture

Prof. Alina Payne and Director of I Tatti Lectures at the Louvre: Conferences and Seminars The Living Architecture

September 30, 2016

The role of the human figure as an area shared by all the arts will be at the heart of the first conference, where the architecture will be considered in its deep ties with the body. This is also an opportunity to examine how, in the Renaissance, we define both the artistic territories and their boundaries (as cited in discussions of paragone the sixteenth century), at a time when the work the artist becomes a place of reflection on art as a standalone category and where the nature of the artistic work is defined with… Read more about Prof. Alina Payne and Director of I Tatti Lectures at the Louvre: Conferences and Seminars The Living Architecture

2016 Cabot Fellows: Congratulations to Prof. Suzanne P. Blier, Prof. Jeffrey Hamburger, and Prof. Robin Kelsey

June 1, 2016

Eleven faculty members have been awarded 2016 Walter Channing Cabot Fellowships for their outstanding publications. The 2016 honorees are:

Suzanne Preston Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies, “Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power, and Identity c. 1300” (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Khaled… Read more about 2016 Cabot Fellows: Congratulations to Prof. Suzanne P. Blier, Prof. Jeffrey Hamburger, and Prof. Robin Kelsey