Department of Art and Design Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts

Lectures

Kirstin Krause, Assistant Curator of African Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art

“Curiosity to Fine Art:  A History of Collecting African Objects”
Friday, April 10, 2015, 4 pm, BRNG 2280


Jules Janick, James Troop Distinguished Professor in Horticulture

"Unicorns: Tapestries, Mysteries, History, Horticulture"
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 4:30 pm, BRNG B222


Christopher J. Lukasik, Associate Professor of English and American Studies

"The Image in the Text" 
Friday, November 22, 2013, 3 pm, PAO Hall 1197


Rebecca Long, Indianpolis Museum of Art 

"Matisse, Life in Color: Masterworks from the Cone Collection in the Baltimore Museum of Art"
Thursday, October 17, 2013, 7 pm, Krannert Auditorium


John Teramoto, Curator of  Asian Art, Indianapolis Museum of  Art

“Timeless Beauty - A Selection of Japanese Prints and Paintings from the IMA”
April 17, 2013, 7 pm, Krannert Auditorium


Samantha Baskind, Professor of Art History, Cleveland State University

“Jewish American Artists and the Formation of the American Art Canon” 
March 18, 2013, 8 pm, Krannert Auditorium 


Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University

“Reflections on World Art History, Theoretical and Practical"
September 27, 2012, 7:30 pm, Krannert Auditorium


Jules Janick, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue Univeristy

"Early Images of Americas: Revelations of the Drake Manuscript (1586-1592)"
Wednesday, April 18, 4:30pm, HORT 117


Jenny McComas, Curator of Western Art after 1800, Indiana University Art Museum

"Perle Fine and Abstract Art in America"
Tuesday, April 17th at 12:00 noon, in Beering 2280


Catherine Dossin, Chris Miller, and Soring Matei, CLA Research Synergy Presentation

"Implementing Geoinformatics for Art History and Other Humanities"
Wednesday, March 21, 2:30pm, Stewart 302


Wynne Phelan, Director of Conservation for the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston

"Let's Get Physical: The information Derived from Examination of Works of Art"
Friday, October 21, 2pm, Pao Hall 2167


Martin Steskal, Austrian Archaeological Institute

"Of Bones and Burials: the Archaeology of Death at Roman Ephesus"
Thursday, March 24, 7:30pm, Krannert Auditorium.


John T. Spike, Distinguished Scholar in Residence, College of William & Mary

"Michelangelo: In the Beginning"
Thursday, November 11, 2010, 7:30pm, Krannert Auditorium


Jules Janick, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue Univeristy

"The Taj Mahal: Garden of Imagination" 
Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 7pm, Pao Hall B157


Mindy Tan, Ph.D. Candidate, American and African American Studies, Purdue University

"Norman Lewis and the Art of Resistance"
Friday, March 26, 2010, 4pm, BRNG 1245 


Monica Willemsen, architect (AIA Assoc.)

"Movements of Total Rebellion: The architecture of revolutionary governments in Latin America"
Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 5:30pm, WTHR 172


David Stork, Ricoh Innovation and Standford University

"Did Early Renaisse Masters "Cheat" Using Optics"
Thursday, November 12, 4pm, Folwer Hall


Maria Giulia Dondero, Belgian National Foundation for Scientific Research

“Picturing transcendence” 
Wednesday, October 14, 4:30 pm, Krannert G016


Pierluigi Basso Fossali, Free University of Languages and Communications of Milan <

"Time in Photography: The Example of Denis Roche"
Wednesday, October 14, 5:30 pm,  Krannert G016


Suzanne Lomax, Conservation Division of the National Gallery of Art

"Examination of Works of Art through Chemistry" 
September 25, 2009, 5:00 pm, WTHR 160


James Robinson, Jane Weldon Myers Curator of Asian Art of Indianapolis Museum of Art

"Challenges of a Curator: Acquiring and Analyzing Asian Art"
March 6, 2009, 1:30-2:30 pm, Rawls 2070


Catherine Dossin, Art History, Purdue University

"Beatified but not Canonized: Niki de Saint-Phalle and the Limits of the Feminist Canon"
Women's Studies Noon Lecture Series
February 18, 2009, 11:30 - 12:30 pm, STEW 310


Yasemin Gencer, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Indiana, Bloomington

"Islamic Illuminated Manuscripts"
November 7, 2007, Rueff Galleries


David Parrish, Art History, Purdue University

"Spirit Made Tangible: the Scheuring Icon Collection"
November 1, 2006, Robert L. Ringel Gallery

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