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East Meets West in Art: The Power of Art

July 09, 2014

In a video conversation with Columbian College Dean Ben Vinson, Assistant Professor of Art History Mika Natif reveals how elements and images from Renaissance Europe found their way into 17th century Islamic art.

Larry Cook, M.F.A. '12, has showcased photos at galleries throughout D.C.

Behind Larry Cook’s Lens

July 07, 2014

The photographer, M.F.A. ’12, discusses the role race and identity play in his conceptual images in GW Today.

Summer Intern Spotlight: Finding Meaning at the Phillips Collection

June 25, 2014

GWToday Interview with art history graduate student Bryan Hilley

Phil Jacks

A Florentine Family and its Neighbors – Bringing History to Life

June 04, 2014

Associate Professor Phil Jacks spoke to an audience of professors, architects, restorers and art historians in the Palazzo Spinelli in Florence on May 27.

Dean Kessmann at Furthermore

Dean Kessmann at Furthermore

April 25, 2014

Dean Kessmann, Associate Professor of Photography, presented new work, A Layered History of Art: From Semitransparent to Opaque at Furthermore in Washington, DC. A Layered History of Art takes a seminal art history survey textbook, Janson’s History of Art, as its subject and source material.


Conversations with Artists

April 24, 2014

Zarina Bhimji was part of The Conversations with Artists series, presented in collaboration with the Phillips Collection with additional support from the Phillips International Forum.
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