Posts tagged with “Lectures” (All posts)

  • Associate Professor of Art History Ross Elfline presented a paper titled “Learning to Live with Radical Design: Haus-Rucker-Co LIVE! in New York” at a conference co-sponsored by the European Architectural History Network and the Design History Society of the UK.

  • Baird Jarman presents paper at Washington University

    16 April 2019

    Associate Professor of Art History, Baird Jarman, presented a paper titled “The Trouble with Thomas Nast,” about Gilded-Age political caricature in the United States. He spoke at Washington University in St. Louis on March 22 at the multi-disciplinary symposium Illustration Across Media: Nineteenth Century to Now, organized by the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies.

  • Ross Elfline presents at CAA

    25 February 2019

    Associate Professor of Art History, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the College Art Association on February 14. Presenting on a panel on the topic “Being With: Thoughts on the Collective,” his paper, titled “Common Ground: Haus-Rucker-Co’s Food City and Collaborative Design Practice,” considered a series of performances by the Austrian architecture design collective Haus-Rucker-Co for which scale models of various cities made out of cake were ritually devoured by citizens of those cities. This essay will appear in the Walker Art Center’s online Living Collections Catalog later this summer.

  • Fred Hagstrom will give an Artist Talk at the Bainbridge Museum of Art on March 31, 2019. During this talk, Fred will discuss the context of his body of work and focus on two specific books that speak of the Seattle area and Japanese American history.

  • Alison Kettering leads Seminar at Fogg Art Museum

    29 October 2018

    Alison Kettering, William R. Kenan Jr., Professor of Art History Emerita, led a seminar on the theory and practice of 17th-century Dutch watercolored drawings at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, on October 19, 2018. The seminar consisted of a 30-minute overview followed by a discussion of Dutch watercolors among the faculty members, curators, donors, and grad students who participated.

  • Jessica Keating presents at The J. Paul Getty Museum

    8 March 2018

    Jessica Keating, Assistant Professor of Art History, presents “Collecting Exotica, Picturing New Worlds” at the Getty’s exhibition “Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India” on April 8, 2018.

  • Meghan Tierney presents at Institute of Andean Studies Conference

    11 January 2018

    Meghan Tierney, Robert A. Oden, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow for Innovation in the Humanities and Art History, delivered her talk “Early Nasca Sculputural Effigy Vessels in Context” at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Andean Studies in Berkeley, CA.

  • Ross Elfline presents at Aquarius Redux, University of Sydney in Australia

    25 July 2016

    Assistant Professor of Art History, recently presented a paper titled “Dropping Out: Rethinking Design Labor in the 1960s and 1970s,” at the conference Aquarius Redux: Rethinking Architecture’s Counterculture at the University of Sydney in Australia. His paper sought to recast the act of “dropping out” from the Hippie era as an active disavowal of alienated labor practices while also considering designed objects that would support newly activated (and collectivized) forms of work.

  • Ross Elfline presents at Society of Architectural Historians

    18 April 2016

    Ross Elfline, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper titled “Haus-Rucker’s Eatable Architecture and Gastronomic Detournement” at the annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians. As part of a panel devoted to the topic of “Architecture and Food,” Ross considered Haus-Rucker’s various projects that invited visitors to gather informally and eat (or, in one case, devour a scale model of Central Park made out of cake and buttercream).

  • Ross Elfline is lead consultant for Walker Art Center’s exhibition “Hippie Modernism”

    2 November 2015

    Ross Elfline, Assistant Professor of Art History, was lead consultant for the exhibition Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia, which opened at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 23. The exhibition will be on view until February 28, 2016 before traveling to the Cranbrook Art Center in Michigan, and then to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in California. Ross also led the opening weekend panel discussion with the exhibition’s curator and three contributors to the exhibition catalog. In addition, his essay “Radical Bodies,” which focuses on how avant-garde architectural works posit the human body, is featured in the catalog, which is now in bookstores.