Rejection & Recovery in the History of Art & Architecture (Boston, 24-25 Mar 17)
Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, March 24 - 25, 2017
33rd Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art & Architecture
TRASHED: Rejection and Recovery in the History of Art and Architecture
Friday, March 24, 2017, 5:30 pm
Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery
855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
"Thinking with Objects: Visibility, Imagination, and the Art of Remaking in Dakar’s Creative Economy"
Dr. Joanna Grabski
Professor and Chair of Art History and Visual Culture at Denison University
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Riley Seminar Room, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
10:00am Coffee in the Riley Seminar Room
10:30am MORNING SESSION
Discussant: Bryn Schockmel, PhD Candidate, Boston University
Jennifer Gear, PhD Candidate, University of Michigan
"Bring Out Your Dead: Domenico Tintoretto and the Problem of Depicting Plague Corpses in Early Modern Venice"
Liz Hirsch, PhD Student, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
"Channel Heights Defense Housing: Trial and Error in Richard J. Neutra's Pocket Utopia"
Elizabeth Saari Browne, PhD Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Modeling Enlightenment: Reconsidering Clodion’s Bacchic Sculpture"
12:00pm Break for lunch
1:00pm Coffee in the Riley Seminar Room
1:30pm AFTERNOON SESSION
Discussant: Kiernan Acquisto, PhD Student, Boston University
Daniel Healey, PhD Candidate, Princeton University
"Egyptian Stones and Roman Ashes: Alabaster Cinerary Urns in Elite Roman Tombs"
Alexander Bigman, PhD Student, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
"A Newer Brutalism: Reconsidering the Art of Rachel Whiteread"
Katherine Hammond, PhD Candidate, Ohio University
"Ruins, Whitewashing and the Reimagined: Alaa Awad’s Protest Mural"
For more information, please contact Kelsey Gustin and Tessa Hite, Symposium Co-Coordinators, at bugraduatesymposiumhaagmail.com.
This event is generously sponsored by The Boston University Center for the Humanities; the Boston University Department of History of Art & Architecture; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Boston University Graduate Student History of Art & Architecture Association; and the Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery.
CONF: Rejection & Recovery in the History of Art & Architecture (Boston, 24-25 Mar 17). In: ArtHist.net, Mar 11, 2017 (accessed Jun 4, 2020), <https://arthist.net/archive/14936>.