- November 2, 2015
Ross Elfline, Assistant Professor of Art History, was lead consultant for the exhibition Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia, which opened at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 23. The exhibition will be on view until February 28, 2016 before traveling to the Cranbrook Art Center in Michigan, and then to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in California. Ross also led the opening weekend panel discussion with the exhibition's curator and three contributors to the exhibition catalog. In addition, his essay "Radical Bodies," which focuses on how avant-garde architectural works posit the human body, is featured in the catalog, which is now in bookstores.
Digital Public Library of America features Soth’s image in Urban Parks in the United States online exhibitOctober 22, 2015
Lauren Soth’s image of Freeway Park in Seattle has been featured in an online exhibit created by the Digital Public Library of America. The Urban Parks online exhibit, curated by…
- July 22, 2015
"Painter Dan Bruggeman is interested in the places between urban and suburban; landscapes which are uniquely American. His paintings portray vignettes where humans have altered the natural environment for entertainment purposes."
MN Original is Twin Cities Public Television‘s award-winning weekly arts series celebrating Minnesota’s creative community, across all disciplines and all cultures. The show recently profiled senior lecturer in art Dan Bruggeman.
- July 8, 2015
McKnight Exhibition at the Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis through August 30th--the opening reception is this Saturday, July 11 from 1-4. Connole has installed a major piece titled From Here to There that is a meditation on the cycle of life and the deliberate act of finding profound beauty in darkness.
- June 10, 2015
Alison Kettering, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Art History Emerita, publishes the Summer’15 issue of the open-access, refereed e-journal JHNA, Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art (jhna.org). This issue contains articles on Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Rubens, and other Dutch and Flemish topics. Art/Art History majors Megan Gleason and Florence Wong served as editorial assistants, Heidi Eyestone as the Managing Editor, and Alison as Editor-in-Chief.
- May 28, 2015
Assemblage and installation artists Danny Saathoff and Kelly Connole populate the Kolman & Pryor gallery with new work. Their exhibition, More Than One: Excursions Into the Uncanny, runs June 6 through July 18, 2015, with an artist reception on Saturday, June 20, from 7-10 p.m.
- April 13, 2015
Alison Kettering, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Art History, Emerita, gave the keynote lecture at the annual Midwest Art History Conference which took place this year in the Twin Cities, March 26 through 28. Her talk was titled: “From analog to digital: What's happened to Art History since 1980–Reflections on the last 30 years.”
- April 9, 2015
Jessica Keating, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a lecture at the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her talk, "A Figure of the Speech: The Verkehrte Welt Automaton", was part of the Institute's Ad Astra Lecture Series, which addresses the relationship between art, science, and technology.
Baird Jarman, Associate Professor of Art History, presented "Tammany Hall and the Spectacle of Reconstruction Politics" at the annual meeting of the Midwest Art History Society in Minneapolis on March 28.
- March 16, 2015
Northern Clay Center presents "Sexual Politics," a show curated by Kelly Connole.
- February 23, 2015
Ross Elfline, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper titled "Superstudio and the 'Refusal to Work'" at the Design Studies Forum devoted to "Rethinking Labor" at the 104th College Art Association Meeting in New York on February 13.
- February 16, 2015
Winter 2015 issue of JHNA available