Art and Art History Faculty/Staff Accolades Spring 2018

A book by Scholarship on the Period after 1800. The book is “Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain” (Routledge, 2017). In her book, Curzon critically analyzes the role that visual culture played in the early development of the innovative British anthropological research group founded in 1937. Assistant Professor of art history Dr.

UA Grad Students Present Research at Conferences

UA Graduate students in art history conference in Charleston, SC, and the Southern Studies conference at Auburn University at Montgomery, AL, in February 2017. The students were each awarded travel funding from The University of Alabama’s Graduate School in order to attend. At the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History in March 2017,

Art History Professor Publishes Groundbreaking Study in Visual Culture

Associate Professor Lucy Curzon has published the first full-length study of the British group Mass-Observation’s engagement with visual culture. Mass-Observation and Visual Culture – Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain (Routledge, 2017) critically analyses the role that visual culture played in the early development of the innovative British anthropological research group founded in 1937. In Curzon’s

Art and Art History Students Present Research at URCA

FLIGHT SIMULATION Senior BFA major Kalypso Homan made a head-spinning presentation at the recent Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference held at UA. Art history majors Nadia DelMedico, Sommer Hallquist and art history minor Reed O’Mara presented their research in posters during a session held in the Heritage Ballroom at Ferguson Student Center on UA

22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History

About the 2017 Symposium   Photos: 2017 Graduate Student Presentations and Keynote Speaker   Ariana Panbechi, George Washington University, “Projections of Prestige: Aristocratic Portraiture of Qajar Iran” Isabel Lee-Rosson, University of North Texas, “American Diplomacy and Lebanese Art, ca. 1970: Contextualizing Paul Guiragossian’s Exhibitions in the United States” Mariana Gómez, University of South Florida, “Safe Conduct

UA Art and Art History Hosts 22nd Graduate Symposium

Graduate students from UA and around the country will present their research at the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History at The University of Alabama on March 3, 2017. Art history grad students from UA, UAB and from institutions including George Washington University, Case Western Reserve and the University of Georgia, will present papers at

20th Graduate Symposium in Art History Lecture: Images of Jim Crow

Twentieth Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History Friday, March 6, The University of Alabama Sessions 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Ferguson Student Center, Anderson Society Room 313 Keynote Lecture 3:30 p.m., Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library 205 The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce its Twentieth Annual Graduate

Rebirth at Bryce

Greek Goddess Gets a Makeover For more than a century, a classically-robed goddess greeted newcomers to the place most recently named Bryce Hospital, promising all who entered youth and health as she poured real water from a ewer she held overhead. Now, Bryce Hospital has moved to its new location at the old Partlow State

Wegrzynowski juried into “No Dead Artists” in NOLA

Five paintings by Tom Wegrzynowski are part of the 18th Annual No Dead Artists International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art in New Orleans. The exhibition runs from August 27 to September 27 with an opening reception on Saturday, August 30 from 6 to 9 pm. Click here to view images of a recent exhibition of Wegrzynowski’s work on UA campus. Wegrzynowski received his MFA