Driskell Prize - which comes with $25,000 - for outstanding contributions to African-American art history
. The coveted accolade adds to his lengthy list of grants, fellowships, awards and appointments, including from the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Research Center for American Modernism and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.
I remember trying to come up with creative ways to help my students retain some of the art history
found on their county assessments, but I was feeling rather stuck.
Jill Burke, is a senior lecturer in art history
at the University of Edinburgh, specializes in Italian Renaissance art.
The conference, hosted by Birbeck University of London and University of Nicosia, will concentrate on issues such as post-colonial conflicts and art, pedagogies of art history
, development of art histories in contexts of conflict and more.
A recent, well-publicised episode that has swiftly passed into art-world and academic folklore is Barack Obama's swipe at art history
during a speech made in January 2014.
In addition, the Jabre gift will create endowments for an exhibition fund, and a visiting lecturer series drawing on international authorities in art history
and curatorial practice.
She was also suggesting that art history
may be unable to break its ties to classical aesthetics and therefore cannot participate in what she called the "common sense" of abstraction and other modern real-isms.
The President had said in January 2014 that "people can make a lot more potentially with skilled manufacturing or the trades than they might with an art history
," the Huffington Post reported.
Compiled and written by art historian Madelynn Dickerson, "The Handy Art History
Answer Book" is a superbly illustrated, 288 page compendium that provides succinct, informed and informative descriptions of art styles and major artists.
Dubai Art enthusiasts would term it a directory, but Shumon Basar, director of the Global Art Forum at the recent Art Dubai fair, called it the "missing link" in the art history
of the country.
This paper explores the feasibility and efficacy of incorporating an interactive, discussion-based instructional approach into an undergraduate art history
survey course and investigates effects of the new pedagogic strategy on students' demonstrated comprehension and retention of required content.