New Publications from Dr. Mary Sheriff

March 31, 2012

Mary Sheriff, W. R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Art History, has recently published two new essays: “Seeing Beyond the Norm: Interpreting Gender in the Visual Arts,” in The Question of Gender: Joan W. Scott’s Critical Feminism, edited by Judith … Continued

New Publication from Dr. Carol Magee

March 31, 2012

Congratulations to Associate Professor Carol Magee on the publication of Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Racialized Identities, and African Visual Cultureby the University Press of Mississippi.In the American world, the presence of African culture is sometimes fully embodied … Continued

Art Department TASK Party Featured in ARTnews

March 31, 2012

The above photo, courtesy Cary Levine, was featured as part of the article “You’re Engaged!” by Barbara Pollack on pages 85-87 of ARTnewsfor January 2011. The image shows UNC students Mark Ward, Lydia McCarthy and Ray Padron, among others, participating … Continued

Upcoming Art History Lecture at Wilson Library

March 31, 2012

The Rare Book Collection of Wilson Special Collections Library presents the 14th Hanes Lecture: Pictures, Books, and Science: From Description to Diagram in the Circle of Galileo David Freedberg, Pierre Matisse Professor of the History of Art at Columbia University … Continued

MFA Candidate receives Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

March 31, 2012

Congratulations to MFA Candidate Will Thomas, who has been awarded a grant by the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation! The foundation, based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, seeks to promote, by its charitable activities, an appreciation of traditional expression in painting, drawing, sculpture … Continued