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In this short lunchtime talk, explore selected works by photographers Leonard Freed, Céline van Balen, and others who have depicted immigrants and immigration, with Barbara Tannenbaum, curator of photography.
Mishka Henner is among a new generation of artists redefining the role of photography in the internet age. Much of his work navigates through this vast digital terrain to focus on key subjects of cultural and geo-political interest. In this presentation, he'll focus on the diversity of his influences and practice, and on controversies surrounding his projects.
Artist Nidhi Chanani's debut graphic novel Pashmina will be released by First Second Books in October 2017. Pashmina tells the story of Priyanka Das, an Indian-American teenage girl. Born in Calcutta and raised in suburban southern California, Chanani's own experiences inspired Priyanka's story.
The public is invited to attend the keynote lecture for the Midwest Art History Society’s annual conference. A distinguished panel speaks on Raphael’s The School of Athens cartoon currently undergoing restoration in Milan. The panel includes Don Alberto Rocca, director of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan; Dr. Maurizio Michelozzi, a paper conservator in Florence who is undertaking the restoration; and Dr. Carmen Bambach, curator of drawings and prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Athenian (Attic) vase-painting is the largest body of pictorial imagery to have survived from ancient Greece. Depictions of mythology, religious cult, and daily life offer a window on Athenian society, but their selective and often ambiguous character leave many questions unanswered. One of the principal means by which scholars have studied Attic vases has been through close analysis of their style, allowing for the attribution of individual works to the hands of specific, usually anonymous painters.