Face. Off. Faceoff: Mapping African Representations in Western Art Museums

Thursday, February 28 2019 - Thursday, April 4 2019

Please join the Department of Art History for the opening of Graduate Student Samantha Maloney’s Thesis Exhibition. Face. Off. Faceoff: Mapping African Representations in Western Art Museums aims to investigate how influential representations of African art objects, cultures, and histories within Western art museums impact contemporary museum audiences.

The exhibit runs from February 28 to April 4, 2019.

The Opening Reception will take place Thursday, February 28, 5-7pm with a talk by the curator at 5:30pm.

A Closing Reception will also be held from 5-7pm on April 4.

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Distorted Norms: German Expressionist Prints and the Legacy of the Early German Masters

Thursday, February 28 2019 - Thursday, April 4 2019

Please join the Department of Art History for the opening of Graduate Student Youngchul Shin’s Thesis Exhibition. Distorted Norms: German Expressionist Prints and the Legacy of the Early German Masters explores the legacy of early German printmaking among German Expressionist artists.

The exhibit runs from February 28 to April 4, 2019.

The Opening Reception will take place Thursday, February 28, 5-7pm with a talk by the curator at 5:30pm.

A weekly curator talk will also take place every Wednesday at 11am, and every Thursday at 11am and 2pm, highlighting a different print each time!

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Art History Graduate Heads Florence Griswold Museum

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