Art History and Studio Art News

Sighting and Finding: 4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage by Alessandro Vizzini

Sighting and Finding: 4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage by Alessandro Vizzini

John Cabot University’s 4m2 Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibit by artist Alessandro Vizzini, Sighting and Finding. 

Ghosts in the Pavement: Footfall and Pilgrimage by Artist Liz Rideal

Ghosts in the Pavement: Footfall and Pilgrimage by Artist Liz Rideal

On November 4, JCU welcomed Liz Rideal, Professor of Fine Art (Slade School of Fine Art, UCL), who discussed her latest project as well as the technical aspects of her practice combining abstract painting, photography, and digital print on fabric.

A Career at the Museum: Student Djuna Carlton

A Career at the Museum: Student Djuna Carlton

Djuna Carlton is an Art History major from New Mexico, who wishes to pursue a career in museums. She received the America Award by the Italy-USA Foundation.

A Master of Her Craft: Art History MA Alumna Laura Weinstein

A Master of Her Craft: Art History MA Alumna Laura Weinstein

Laura Weinstein was among the first group of students to obtain their Master of Arts in Art History from John Cabot University in Spring 2019.

On Reflection: a Vanessa Somers Art Project

On Reflection: a Vanessa Somers Art Project

On Reflection is the largest art installation ever shown at John Cabot University. Encompassing all three campuses and including more than 30 individual paintings and drawings, as well as five site-specific installations, this ambitious and spectacular exhibition is a measure of the possibilities for art at John Cabot University.

Student Giggs Kgole Featured in The Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans List

Student Giggs Kgole Featured in The Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans List

JCU Art History student and artist Giggs Kgole has recently been featured in The Mail & Guardian’s annual 200 Young South Africans list, which aims at showcasing young leaders, and celebrating their work.

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.