In this photography class, students become curators—at the Barnes. This year’s Spiegel-Wilks Curatorial Seminar has taken students inside the world of the Barnes Foundation, where they learn about the history of photography and get a hands-on look at museum operations.
Erin Schoneveld (MA'08, PhD'12), was selected as the winner of the 2018 First Book Subvention Prize for her manuscript titled Shirakaba and Japanese Modernism: Art Magazines, Artistic Collectives, and the Early Avante-garde, to be published by Brill.
"Making a Difference in Diverse Communities grant from the School of Arts and Sciences takes Penn students to Havana and beyond in an art history course"October 22, 2018
Forbes magazine review of the current Kara Walker exhibition curated by Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw for the Montclair Art Museum in New JerseyOctober 11, 2018
Forbes magazine review of the current Kara Walker exhibition curated by Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw for the Montclair Art Museum in New Jersey
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