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  • New Exhibition at MMA - "Struck by Likening"

    The McMaster Museum of Art presents a new exhibition, "Stuck by Likening: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies", curated by the Department's own Professor Mark Cheetham.  From the MMA's website: Levy Gallery (level 4) 19 August – 2 December,… Read More
  • Congratulations to the 2017 Graduates

    MA Graduates Zainab Al-Shalihi; Emily Baker; Adam Barbu; Samantha Chang; Michael Collins; Kathleen Cummings; Victoria De Chellis; Caroline Duffy; Lina El-Shamy; Rafael Goldchain; Zaneta Laurence; Madeleine Leisk; Debra Lustig; Shaun Midanik; Brittany Myburg; Hoang Anh Thu Nguyen; Meghan O'Callaghan; Carolyn… Read More
  • Doctoral Students Win Prestigious Awards

    The Graduate Department of Art is pleased to announce the following award recipients and nominations. Akshaya Tankha (PhD) has been awarded a Doctoral Fellowship at the Jackman Humanities Institute for 2017–18, where he will work on his dissertation thesis “The… Read More
  • Professor Giancarla Periti has been awarded the book prize by the AAIS

    The Department of History of Art/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… 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… Read More
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