Art History: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Leslie Anne Anderson (Art History) had her article “Sanford Robinson Gifford’s Views of Mount Merino and South Bay: A Visual Record of Change in Fluvial Geomorphology” published in the inaugural edition of the Oregon Art Review in Fall 2009. (posted 9-2010)

Richard Aste (Art History) was appointed curator of European art at the Brooklyn Museum. He is currently associate curator at Museo de Arte de Ponce in Ponce, Puerto Rico. (posted 7-2010)

Theodore Barrow (Art History) will have his paper “From the Easter Wedding to the Frantick Lover: Shifting Roles of the Repeated Woodcut” published in the forthcoming Fugitive Pieces: An Epistemology of Ephemera in the Long Eighteenth Century (University of Massachusetts Press). This spring, he presented his paper “Travesty Travestied: James Gillray and the Society of Dilettanti” at the 18th annual “Crossing the Boundaries” Conference at SUNY Binghamton. (posted 9-2010)

John P. Casey (Art History) received the 2010 Dedalus Foundation Dissertation Fellowship to support his research on “Picturing Architectural Theory: The Architectural Photobook in Germany, 1910–45.” In June 2010, The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians published his review of Anthony Vidler’s Histories of the Immediate Present: Inventing Architectural Modernism. During the summer of 2010, he lived and worked in Berlin, Germany, on a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Intensive Language Grant at the Goethe-Institut. (posted 9-2010)

Yoshikaki Kai (Art History) worked as an assistant curator of “Suspending Time: Life-Photography-Death,” an exhibition at the Izu Photo Museum in Shizuoka, Japan, held from April 3 through August 20. The exhibition was organized by guest curator Geoffrey Batchen. Kai also published an essay, “The Shadows of Snapshots,” in the exhibition catalogue Suspending Time: Life-Photography-Death (Shizuoka: Izu Photo Museum, 2010). (posted 9-2010)

Margaret Laster (Art History) was named an inaugural fellow at the newly established Lunder Consortium for Whistler Studies. She will work with the curatorial staff of the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art to organize the consortium’s first International Triennial Whistler Symposium, scheduled to take place at the Freer in October 2011. She specializes in nineteenth-century art and material culture. (posted 12-2010)

Morgan Ridler
(Art History) completed an internship in the Curatorial Department at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in the summer of 2010 and was awarded the Hilla von Rebay Graduate Intern stipend. (posted 9-2010)

Romy Silver (Art History) recently published two articles, “Agnes Martin” and (with Michelle Elligott) “Modern Women: A Timeline,” in Modern Women: Women Artists at The Museum of Modern Art, Cornelia Butler and Alexandra Schwartz, eds. (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2010). (posted 9-2010)

Submitted on: DEC 31, 2010

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