Art History and Studio Art News

Cornelia Lauf: A Conversation on Today’s Realism

Cornelia Lauf: A Conversation on Today’s Realism

JCU Art History professor Cornelia Lauf organized a roundtable on Realism with the Polo Museale, Regione Siciliana, in Catania, Sicily on March 22. The event was a conversation on what Realism means today in various fields such as art, agriculture, finance, publishing, preservation, fashion, and archaeology.

4m2 Gallery Presents Spring Vernissage: “Era di Marzo” by Geoff Uglow

4m2 Gallery Presents Spring Vernissage: “Era di Marzo” by Geoff Uglow

The 4m2 Gallery, curated by the JCU Art History Society, is pleased to announce the opening of its new exhibit of paintings by British artist Geoff Uglow, "Era di Marzo // It was in March." The show runs from March 21 through September 23, 2019.

JCU Studio Art Department Showcases Student Talent

JCU Studio Art Department Showcases Student Talent

The John Cabot Studio Art Program showcased student talent at an exhibit held on December 6, 2018 at the Largo dei Fiorentini Art Studio. This celebration of student art work, which has been held every semester since 1999, is a way for students to share their work with each other and the JCU community.

JCU Hosts Conference on Ancient Aqueducts, Baths and Sewers

JCU Hosts Conference on Ancient Aqueducts, Baths and Sewers

John Cabot University hosted an evening of lectures as part of the Frontinus Society’s annual conference, “De Aquaeductu Urbis Romae: The Legacy of Sextus Iulius Frontinus International Congress on the History of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering in the Mediterranean Region” on November 13th, 2018.

Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

John Cabot University welcomed photographer Giovanni Izzo, who screened his project The Domitiana: everyday organized crime and life on November 6, 2018.

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.