Professor Meredith Gill will lecture on Friday, April 28th at 3:30 pm at the National Gallery of Art, West Building Lecture Hall. The lecture, "Flights of Angels: The Heavenly Orders of the Renaissance," draws on material from Professor Gill's book, Angels and the Order of Heaven in Medieval and Renaissance, copies of which she will sign following the lecture.... [more]
Caroline Shields, who successfully defended her dissertation "Objects of Memory: Paul Gauguin and Still-Life Painting, 1880-1901," has been awarded the Charles A. Caramello Distinguished Dissertation Award in the area of Arts and Humanities for 2016. Caroline and her dissertation advisor, Professor June Hargrove, will attend the Graduate School's Eighth Annual awards ceremony in early May to... [more]
The Digital Art History Lab Committee, created to report on the proceedings of the symposium "Art History in Digital Dimensions," which was held at the University of Maryland and The Phillips Collection last fall (October 2016) with support from The Getty Foundation and The Samuel H.
Graduate assistant Molly Harrington caught up with the postdoctoral fellows at the UMD Center for Art and Knowledge at The Phillips Collection, Dr. Max Rosenberg in Modern and Contemporary Art History, and Dr. Nicole Riesenberger (a 2016 graduate of... [more]
As part of its partnership with the Phillips Collection, the University of Maryland offers the University of Maryland-Phillips Collection Book Prize, which supports the publication of a first book by an emerging scholar.
Two summers ago, Professor Emily Egan was in Pylos, mainland Greece, as she has been every summer for many years, with a team of archaeologists led by Dr. Jack Davis and Dr. Sharon Stocker, a husband and wife pair of archaeologists from the University of Cincinnati. The entire team could not have imagined early in that season that they would discover a tomb, known now as the Griffin Warrior Tomb... [more]
Professor Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., recently attended an event at the Frick Collection, where he had the pleasure of announcing, after many years of careful preparation, the publication of the online catalog of the Leiden Collection. An exemplary group of works by artists from the hometown of Rembrandt Haremensz. van Rijn, the... [more]
The Stamp Gallery is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for “Monumental Form/Memorial Time: A Graduate Symposium in the History and Practice of Art and Architecture.” The symposium will take place on March 10-11, 2017, in association with the closing weekend of the Stamp Gallery’s upcoming exhibition, Collective Monument. Submissions for the symposium are due on... [more]