Art History and Studio Art News

4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage: Urpflanze

4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage: Urpflanze

The 4m2 Gallery presents the Fall Vernissage Urpflanze with the Spring Collective and Giulio Turcato. The event will take place on October 16th 2018, at 6:30 pm in the Frohring Library, Guarini Campus.

The Mirror as Technological Device: a Lecture by Nefeli Misuraca

The Mirror as Technological Device: a Lecture by Nefeli Misuraca

Professor Brunella Antomarini welcomed Professor Nefeli Misuraca to her PH 304 Philosophy of Art and Beauty class on September 27, 2018. Professor Misuraca gave a lecture called The Mirror as Technological Device, which explored how such a simple device has affected the representation of reality.

The Art of Luxury: Alumna Rebecca Anne Proctor

The Art of Luxury: Alumna Rebecca Anne Proctor

Originally from Connecticut, Rebecca Anne Proctor graduated from John Cabot University in 2005 with a major in Art History. She holds three Master’s degrees and is currently Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia and Harper’s Bazaar Interiors.

Museum Visitors as Works of Art: Professor Paolo Soriani’s New Photo Project

Museum Visitors as Works of Art: Professor Paolo Soriani’s New Photo Project

JCU photography professor Paolo Soriani was asked to do a series of portraits of museum visitors as they admire the works of art in what is considered one of the world’s most important archaeological museums, the MANN in Naples.

Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture: A Celebration of the Legendary Mime

Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture: A Celebration of the Legendary Mime

John Cabot University welcomed Patrizia Iovine for the presentation of her book "Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture (Casadei Libri) on June 7th.

Exploring Christianity in the Later Roman Empire: Michelle Berenfeld

Exploring Christianity in the Later Roman Empire: Michelle Berenfeld

On April 17th, 2018 John Cabot University Department of Art History and Studio Art organized a public lecture called “At Home in the City: Community, Class, and Christianity in the Later Roman Empire.” The guest speaker was Michelle Berenfeld, Professor of Classical Archeology at Pitzer College.

British Archaeological Project Accepting Applications for Field School in Basilicata

British Archaeological Project Accepting Applications for Field School in Basilicata

The British Archaeological Project is accepting applications for its 2018 field school in the ancient Lucano-Roman town of Grumentum in Basilicata, Italy.

4m2 Gallery Presents Spring Vernissage with Catherine Parsonage and Geraldine Ghelli

4m2 Gallery Presents Spring Vernissage with Catherine Parsonage and Geraldine Ghelli

The 4m2 Gallery is pleased to invite you to our Spring Vernissage, featuring the work of artists Catherine Parsonage and Geraldine Hope Ghelli. Hosted by the Art History Society and the Frohring Library, the vernissage is sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Department of Art History and Studio Art.

4m2 Gallery: a Professional Art Space Inside JCU

4m2 Gallery: a Professional Art Space Inside JCU

Launched in 2013, the 4m2 Gallery is the first art space at JCU and is entirely managed and curated by the student-led Art History Society.

Continuing Education Students Visit the Vatican Restoration Laboratory

Continuing Education Students Visit the Vatican Restoration Laboratory

The students of the Continuing Education course in “Management and Digitization of Cultural Heritage” visited the Painting and Wood Material Restoration Laboratory of the Vatican Museums on Thursday, November 9.

The Art of Cooking: JCU Alumna Brooke Parkhurst

The Art of Cooking: JCU Alumna Brooke Parkhurst

Brooke Parkhurst is a JCU study abroad alumna from Pensacola, Florida. She attended Davidson College in North Carolina and during her junior year (2000-2001), she studied for two semesters at John Cabot University. Brooke is a chef, food writer, and cooking instructor.

John Cabot University Welcomes Inaugural Class of MA in Art History

John Cabot University Welcomes Inaugural Class of MA in Art History

John Cabot University welcomed the inaugural class of its new Master of Arts (MA) degree program in Art History this fall.

Meet Professor Lila Yawn, Director of MA in Art History

Meet Professor Lila Yawn, Director of MA in Art History

Professor Lila Yawn teaches Art History at JCU and is Director of the MA in Art History. She specializes in the history of medieval art in Italy.

Professor Serafino Amato Presents Exhibit False Finzioni

Professor Serafino Amato Presents Exhibit False Finzioni

From Tuesday, September 5 to Saturday, September 9, JCU photography professor Serafino Amato will present the exhibit False Finzioni (Fake Fictions).

Interacting with a Work of Art: Students Integrate Culture and Technology

Interacting with a Work of Art: Students Integrate Culture and Technology

Students of the “Management and Digitalization of Cultural Heritage” course launched a project that integrates cultural heritage with new technologies.