Alumnus Dr. Andrew Hennlich recently curated an exhibition titled After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art for the Richmond Center for Visual Arts at Western Michigan University.
Recent graduate Zoe LaLonde represented the University of Minnesota at the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s Fifth Annual Student Art History Symposium this spring. She presented on Shin-Hanga prints, which emerged as a response to globalization and western influence across Japan.
Professor Catherine Asher is one of the first scholars to study the Islamic influence in South Asian art and architecture. Asher has spent nearly four decades performing extensive travels around northern India and across the world conducting research. She retired this May and, just as with her research trips, she is kept herself busy until the end.
Naturalist and symbolist painting of late nineteenth century France and Belgium encompasses subjects ranging from rural life to the concerns of urban artists, and the development of landscape as a symbolist genre.