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New Art History BA Graduates

Six Art History Majors Complete Their BA Degrees

Art history majors Rebecca Arroyo, Caelan Dean, Serena Luciano, Landon Menze, Monica Ramos, and Nelly Santacruz have officially completed their BA Degrees. Congratulations, graduates!!!!!!

Ted Sitting Crow Garner Tussle

Elise Archias publishes "All Are Related" in UIC Today

Elise Archias, associate professor of art history and chair of the Fine Arts Review Committee, publishes “All Are Related” in UIC Today on the occasion of the installation of Tussle, a sculpture by…

Liz Fahey

Liz Fahey has completed her MA degree!

Liz Fahey has completed her MA degree. Her thesis, “The Disjointed Self: Interrogating Interiority in the Collage Works of Romare Bearden and Wangechi Mutu” examines the changing relationship between universality and critique in…

Paris, 1720

Nina Dubin co-edits "1720" issue of Journal18

Associate Professor of Art History Nina Dubin has co-edited a special issue of Journal18: A Journal of Eighteenth-Century Art and Culture, titled 1720. The full issues can be found online here.

Art Journal cover – Laura Aguilar

PhD Candidate Deanna Ledezma has work published in Art Journal

PhD Candidate Deanna Ledezma has had her article “Regarding Family Photography in Contemporary Latinx Art” published in the most recent issue of Art Journal, one of the foremost academic journals in our discipline.…

Emmanuel Ortega featured on KNPR – Nevada Public Radio

Clinical Assistant Professor Emmanuel Ortega recently took part in a discussion about how the growth of the LatinX population is affecting Nevada as part of Nevada Public Radio’s Race and Racism series. You…

Chloe Lundgren

Chloe Lundgren has completed her MA

Chloe Lundgren has completed her Master of Arts degree with the thesis, “Expanded EXPORT: Toward a Phenomenological Reading of VALIE EXPORT’s Work of the 1960s and 1970s.” Her thesis explores EXPORT’s “phenomenologically feminist…

Using Black Art While Failing Black Artists

In an open letter to Microsoft and McCann, Ms. Martin and the other artists described the invitation as “both shocking and somehow predictable.” They also wrote that it “betrays a telling and dangerous opportunism.” “In…

Mariam Usmani

UIC MUSE alumna Mariam Usmani wins graduate student fellowship at UCLA

Festive congratulations to UIC Museum and Exhibition Studies Program alumna and UCLA Classics graduate student Mariam Usmani, who has won a UCLA Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship for 2020-2021 academic year.


Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday to remove one of the country’s most iconic monuments to the Confederacy, a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee…