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  • Professor Giancarla Periti has been awarded the book prize by the AAIS

    The Department of the History of Art and Graduate Department of Art is pleased to announce that Giancarla Periti’s In the Courts of Religious Ladies: Art, Vision and Pleasure in Italian Renaissance Convents (2016) is the recipient of the 2016 Book Prize in the category… Read More
  • UofT Art Historian Has Useful Perspective on Photography in the Post-Truth Era

    An art historian, Bear is interested in the sociology of knowledge, in particular, how people in different historical periods become convinced that what they are looking at is real. Bear’s passion is how works of photography are received, rather than how they are produced. His… Read More
  • Professor Jordan Bear awarded Historians of British Art Book Prize

    The History of Art and Graduate Department of Art is delighted to announce that Associate Professor Jordan Bear has been awarded the 2016 Historians of British Art (HBA) book award for a single-authored work dealing with a post-1800 subject, for his book Disillusioned: Victorian Photography and… Read More
  • In Memoriam, Jann Marson

        It is with shock and sorrow that we must post the awful news that Jann Marson died of a heart attack on Saturday, at the age of 44. Jann had been living and teaching in Portland for the last few years. For those… Read More
  • In memoriam, George Hawken, 1946 – 2016

    With sorrow we announce the death of George Hawken, Professor Emeritus, on December 12th 2016.  George was a brilliant draughtsman and master of intaglio printmaking, whose highly individual drawing style seemed to conjure new metamorphic entities into being, whether the subject was a portrait or… Read More

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