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  • New York theater has set by Stephen Mohring

    November 15, 2010

    Stephen Mohring

    Associate Professor of Art, designed the set for the upcoming production of Measure for Measure at The Public Theater in New York

  • David Lefkowitz appeared on a segment of TPT

    October 25, 2010

    David Lefkowitz, Associate Professor of Art, appeared on a segment of TPT's MN Originals which aired October 14. Lefkowitz spoke about his work in an exhibit at the Bloomington Art Center that focused on the impact of human activity on the natural environment.

  • "Rembrandt's Male Nudes"

    October 25, 2010

    Alison M. Kettering, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Art History, presented a paper, "Rembrandt's Male Nudes," at the annual conference of the Sixteenth-Century Society, October 16, 2010, in Montreal.

  • JHNA summer issue published

    September 1, 2010

    Alison, serving in her continuing role as editor, has published the Summer 2010 issue of the Journal of Netherlandish Artists which is available at

  • Ross presents paper in Poland

    September 1, 2010

    Ross Elfline, Assistant Professor of Art History attended the biennial conference for the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM) from September 9-11, 2010.  There he presented a paper entitled "Discotheques, Magazines and Plexiglas: Superstudio and the Architecture of Mass Culture," in which he looked at the furniture and magazine collage works of the 1960s Italian architecture collective Superstudio, who are infamous for never having built a single building. 

  • Alison leads workshop in Netherlands

    June 7, 2010

    Alison M. Kettering, Kenan Professor of Art History, led a workshop on "Studio Scenes in Netherlandish Art" at the Historians of Netherlandish Art conference in Amsterdam on May 29, 2010.  She also presented "Market Tables" (small group discussions) to museum professionals interested in e-publishing at an international conference of curators of Low Lands art, Codart, in Rotterdam on May 31, 2010.

  • Laurel Bradley chairs discussion

    May 24, 2010

    Director of Exhibitions, chaired a Round Table titled "Cost/Benefit Analysis: Adopting the 'Teaching Museum' Model. Or what do you gain when aligning more closely with the curriculum (and what do you lose)?" at the annual Association of College and University Museums and Galleries meeting at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.

  • David's work showing in summer and fall 2010

    May 13, 2010

    David Lefkowitz offers his work for your viewing pleasure at several locations through the summer and fall.

  • Charted Course - workd by Fred and Linda at Augsburg

    May 11, 2010

    Fred Hagstrom and Linda Rossi's exhibition entitled "Charted Course" opened at the Christensen Art Gallery at Augsburg College in May.


  • Dimensional Vision - Senior Show 2010

    May 5, 2010

    Dimensional Vision: 2010 Senior Art Show

    May 14 – June 11, 2010
    Carleton College Art Gallery, Boliou Hall, Hulings Hall Atrium and Gould Library
    Opening Reception 7 – 9 p.m.

  • Going Yard!

    May 5, 2010

    David Lefkowitz had work included in the "Going Yard! Art About Baseball" exhibition at the Thomas Barry Gallery in Minneapolis in April and May.


  • Katie presents at Oberlin

    May 3, 2010

    Kathleen Ryor, professor of Art History, was invited by the Department of Art and Art History at Oberlin College to give a lecture on her research in April. Her talk was entitled, "The Painter as Knight-Errant: Xu Wei and Alternative Artistic Personas in the Late Ming."