Art History News

Two JCU Students Selected to Participate in Workshop Organized by Rome’s MACRO Museum

Two JCU Students Selected to Participate in Workshop Organized by Rome’s MACRO Museum

Students Anastasiia Lazareva and Maria Isabel Escalante Gortaire were selected to take part in the “Until the end of Time” workshop organized by the MACRO Museum.

Where Are They Now? Meet Seven JCU Valedictorians

Where Are They Now? Meet Seven JCU Valedictorians

In preparation for JCU’s 50th-anniversary celebrations, the Web Communications Office reached out to some past valedictorians to see what path their lives have taken.

From Humanities to Technology: Alumna Cristiana Cordova

From Humanities to Technology: Alumna Cristiana Cordova

On March 29, Professor Riccardo Maiolini welcomed Cristiana Cordova, a JCU alumna who received a B.A. in Art History with a minor in Entrepreneurship in 2017.

Meet Art History MA Student Nadia Apa

Meet Art History MA Student Nadia Apa

Nadia Apa is a San Antonio, Texas native pursuing a Master's in Art History at John Cabot University. As part of Professor Lauf's Fabricating Rome class, Nadia conducted an interview with a local stained glass artist, before designing and producing an original stained glass piece.

MA Student Virginia Moore Launches New Art History Podcast

MA Student Virginia Moore Launches New Art History Podcast

Born and raised in Virginia, Art History M.A. student Virginia Moore recently created “Ceci n’est pas un Podcast” as the final project for her Fabricating Rome class. The aim of the podcast is to explore the current state of art and art history. Virginia holds a B.A. in Art History and Italian Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University.

JCU Announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Flavia Frigeri and Federico Giordani

JCU Announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Flavia Frigeri and Federico Giordani

JCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is pleased to announce that Flavia Frigeri (Class of 2007) and Federico Giordani (Class of 2017) are the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Art, Passion, and Education: Art History Professor Crispin Corrado

Art, Passion, and Education: Art History Professor Crispin Corrado

Professor Crispin Corrado is a classical archaeologist specializing in Roman art. She has fieldwork experience in Pompeii and has worked as a curator in several museums in the U.S. and Italy. She currently teaches Art History courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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.

Extraordinary in the Ordinary: Art History Student and Global Explorer Scholarship Recipient Roberta Imperiale

Extraordinary in the Ordinary: Art History Student and Global Explorer Scholarship Recipient Roberta Imperiale

Born and raised in Cerignola, in the Puglia region of Italy, Roberta Imperiale is an Art History major and one of the recipients of the Global Explorer Scholarship. Her involvement in international exchange programs, coupled with her love of art history, led her to choose Rome as her campus. 

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.

In Praise of Lifelong Learning: Alumnus John Caudill

In Praise of Lifelong Learning: Alumnus John Caudill

After a successful career as a dentist in the U.S. Airforce and Public Health Service, John Caudill enrolled at John Cabot University, where he majored in Italian Studies and minored in Art History and Classical Studies. 

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.

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.

Art History Students Present ‘Temporal Stabilities’: an Online Exhibit by Liz Rideal

Art History Students Present ‘Temporal Stabilities’: an Online Exhibit by Liz Rideal

On November 20, Art history students and curators Giulia di Fino and Roberta Imperiale with the support of the Art History Society and the advisor and Art History Professor Inge Hansen organized “Temporal Stabilities,” an exhibit by Liz Rideal.

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.

“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.

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.