PROJECTS + PROFILES
Professor Liza Oliver's Imperial Entanglements seminar (ARTH 312) recently visited Special Collections in Clapp Library for an intimate exploration of the Napoleonic Description de L'Egypte. This rich collection of observations regarding ancient and modern Egypt is available in Special Collections for your perusal - see what historic treasures you'll find within its pages!
Recently-retired Professor Bunny Harvey visited with Intro Painting and Art's Dialogue with Nature students in late September to discuss her work, currently on view at the Davis Museum. The exhibit, Bunny Harvey: Four Decades, is on view through December 13, 2015 and features works from her forty years at Wellesley.
Thank you for visiting with us, Bunny!
Professor Patricia Berman presented at the November 2014 conference "Finito/Non-Finito: Intentionality and the Modern Fragment." The conference united conservators, art historians, and curators from Norway, Spain, Denmark, France, Finland, and the United States to discuss Edvard Munch's art, with a focus on his unfinished work.
ARTH 243: Roman Art and Architecture with Professor Kimberly Cassibry at Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire, an exhibit organized by the Yale University Art Gallery and McMullen Museum at Boston College. This field trip on April 11, 2015, was an integral part of the course, which focused on a global analysis of art and architecture stretching from Spain to Syria and from Britain to Tunisia.
James Oles' ARTH 338: Who Was Frida Kahlo? visited the New York Botanical Garden in May 2015 to see Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life. The intrepid group made the trip during exam week and was treated to a VIP opening and symposium, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Mexican Art in the 20th Century, featuring their professor.