Art History and Studio Art News

Art All Around Us: Meet Art History Professor Cornelia Lauf

Art All Around Us: Meet Art History Professor Cornelia Lauf

Professor Cornelia Lauf, who teaches in the Art History M.A. program, has organized and curated exhibitions throughout the USA and in Europe. She began her career at the Guggenheim Museum, served as Editor-in-Chief of Imschoot, Uitgevers, in Belgium, co-founded Three Star Books in Paris, and has produced numerous books and editions with contemporary artists.

Communications Meets Art: Student Natalia Stanusch

Communications Meets Art: Student Natalia Stanusch

Hailing from Poland, student Natalia Stanusch is a double major in Communications and Art History. Natalia recently published an article called “The HaHa of Digital Deterritorialization: Looking at Memes through the lens of Dada Laughter” in the Meme Studies Research Network.

John Cabot University Presents the Spring 2021 Student Art Show

John Cabot University Presents the Spring 2021 Student Art Show

John Cabot University's Department of Art History and Studio Art is proud to announce the “Spring 2021 Student Art Show” on May 5, 6, and 7, from 10 AM until 5 PM. The event, sponsored by The President's Office and Student Services, will take place in the Fiorentini Art Studio (Largo dei Fiorentini 1).

The Art History Society Presents: ‘Temporal Stabilities’ by Liz Rideal

The Art History Society Presents: ‘Temporal Stabilities’ by Liz Rideal

The event was curated by students Giulia di Fino and Roberta Imperiale, together with other Art History Society members, and with the support of faculty advisor and Head of the Art History department, Professor Inge Hansen.

Photography as a Way of Life: Professor Paolo Soriani

Photography as a Way of Life: Professor Paolo Soriani

Professor Paolo Soriani is a professional photographer who focuses on portraits and fashion. He recently received an Honorable Mention in the Annual Photography Awards’ Portrait Series for his work “Take a brush and paint your music.”

Alumna Alexandria Maloney and Student Giggs Kgole to Be Part of U.N. “Say My Name” Exhibition

Alumna Alexandria Maloney and Student Giggs Kgole to Be Part of U.N. “Say My Name” Exhibition

JCU is proud to announce that alumna Alexandria Maloney and student Giggs Kgole will be part of the upcoming virtual art exhibition called “Say My Name,” in commemoration of the U.N. Day of International Decade for People of African Descent (IDEP) on March 25, 2021.

Art History in the Making: Professor Sarah Linford

Art History in the Making: Professor Sarah Linford

Art historian, curator, and educator specialized in modern and contemporary art, Professor Sarah Linford works closely with emerging and established artists, galleries and museums on both sides of the Atlantic. Dr. Linford holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and a Research Doctorate from the Université Blaise Pascal in France.

JCU Hosts Virtual Conference on Cultural Heritage “Il futuro vive di cultura” (The Future Feeds on Culture)

JCU Hosts Virtual Conference on Cultural Heritage “Il futuro vive di cultura” (The Future Feeds on Culture)

JCU hosted an online conference in Italian, called “Il futuro vive di cultura: nuove frontiere e modi di fruizione del patrimonio culturale.” The moderator was Antonella Salvatore, JCU Marketing Professor and Director of the Center for Career Services & Continuing Education.

John Cabot University Presents Fall 2020 Student Art and Design Show

John Cabot University Presents Fall 2020 Student Art and Design Show

JCU Department of Art History and Studio Art is pleased to announce the Fall 2020 Student Art and Design Show, which will be showcased both in-person and virtually via Instagram on December 10, 11, 12.

“In the Image of God:” Alumna Bianca Rondolino Presents Documentary at Torino Film Festival

“In the Image of God:” Alumna Bianca Rondolino Presents Documentary at Torino Film Festival

JCU alumna Bianca Rondolino presented her first film, “In the Image of God,” at the prestigious Torino Film Festival, which took place this year online from November 28-30.

Student Artist Giggs Kgole to be Featured in London’s Signature African Art Gallery

Student Artist Giggs Kgole to be Featured in London’s Signature African Art Gallery

JCU Art History student and artist Giggs Kgole has been selected as one of 13 African artists to be featured in the Say My Name exhibition, which will be held from October 27 to November 28, 2020, at the Signature African Art gallery in London.

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of the Minor in Art and Design, beginning in Fall 2020.

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

Cornelia Lauf, Visiting Professor of Art History at JCU recently created the Pernice Artist Residency in Sicily. Based in Monreale, near Palermo, Sicily, the Residence is located on the grounds of the Masseria Pernice, an ancient vineyard and farm run by artist Paolo Sallier de La Tour, whose family has been in the wine business for centuries.  

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

Alice Marinelli completed her B.A. in Art History at JCU in 2017. Since then, she has been studying art history at University College London (UCL) and working at leading art businesses and galleries in London, such as Christie's, Victoria Miro, and the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art. 

At Home with Art: Alumna Eleonora Savorelli

At Home with Art: Alumna Eleonora Savorelli

Alumna Eleonora Savorelli, who majored in Art History, is currently living in Milan, where she is pursuing her M.A. in Visual Art and Curatorial Studies.