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Friday, February 26, 10am – 4:30pm

#SeeingtheBarnes

Unidentified maker, Greek. Attic Geometric Horse Pyxis, c. 750 BCE. A102. Public Domain.

Free; registration required.

About the Event

This symposium, now in its 25th year, brings together graduate students from nine mid-Atlantic colleges and universities to present current research in the field of art history. Each session includes presentations followed by a moderated discussion.

This year's event, held online, kicks off Thursday, February 25, with a keynote lecture by Jonathan D. Katz, Associate Professor of Practice, History of Art, in the University of Pennsylvania’s Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies program. Day two of presentations is Friday, March 5.

Schedule

Session One

10 – 11:30am

Moderated by Cindy Kang, Associate Curator, Barnes Foundation

“Mystery, Lourdes, and La Salette: Maurice Denis’s Catholic Mystery and Miraculous Apparitions”
Claire Heidenreich, The Pennsylvania State University

“Vallotton’s Police States: Countering Authority in Print”
Jordan Hillman, University of Delaware

“Cover Story: Japanese Photograph Albums from the Meiji Period (1868–1912)”
Naoko Adachi, University of Pennsylvania

Session Two

12:30 – 2pm

Moderated by Jonathan D. Katz, Associate Professor of Practice, History of Art, in the University of Pennsylvania’s Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies program

“The Ecologies of Art in 1970s Argentina”
William Schwaller, Temple University

“Environment and Environmentalism in Maria Nordman’s Saddleback Mountain
Emily Leifer, Bryn Mawr College

“Modernism in Recline: De Stijl and the Furnishing of the Future Interior”
Devon Zimmerman, University of Maryland

Session Three

3 – 4:30pm

Moderated by Martha Lucy, Deputy Director for Research, Interpretation and Education, Barnes Foundation

“Dynamic Reality Turned Upside Down: Suspension in Claude Monet’s Water Lilies
Miriam Stanton, University of Pennsylvania

“After the Celebration: Antoine Imbert and the Rise of Transatlantic Landscape Lithography”
Thomas Busciglio-Ritter, University of Delaware

“How Neuilly Was Won: Rosa Bonheur, Buffalo Bill, and the Visioning of Transnational Masculinities”
Brittney J. Bailey, Rutgers University