Our teaching and research covers a wide variety of themes, perspectives, time periods, and regions. Art history at Tulane focuses largely on Europe and the Americas, the latter including the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America. History is about the study and interpretation of past events and their significance for understanding ourselves and our contemporary world. In summary, your first year will introduce you to history of art as a discipline.
With Griselda Pollock ‘s reading of French feminist psychoanalysis and in particular the writings of Julia Kristeva and Bracha L. Ettinger , as with Rosalind Krauss readings of Jacques Lacan and Jean-François Lyotard and Catherine de Zegher’s curatorial rereading of art, Feminist theory written in the fields of French feminism and Psychoanalysis has strongly informed the reframing of both men and women artists in art history.
In any event, the style had a massive impact on Parisian and world art, and was the gateway to a series of colour-related movements, including Post-Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, Pointillism, Divisionism, Fauvism, Intimism, the American Luminism or Tonalism, as well as American Impressionism , the Newlyn School and Camden Town Group , the French Les Nabis and the general Expressionist movement.
Faculty have won major prizes from the American Association of Italian Studies, Archaeological Institute of America, College Art Association, and Renaissance Society of America. Tamryn McDermott (MA, Fine Arts Administration, 2005) has been appointed the Director of Admissions for Tyler. To be delivered at the Humanities Research and Education Association Annual Conference in San Francisco on April 9, 2015. This programme is a unique opportunity to study the History of Art and/or Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This may be undertaken with the museum’s archivist The result is to occasionally find a strong emphasis on the history of media in conjunction with the history of culture.
Renewed patronage of the visual arts and architecture was a key feature of this propaganda campaign, and led to a grander, more theatrical style in both areas. On the BA History of Art you will develop an independent critical involvement with works of art and visual culture. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments. Art historians employ a number of methods in their research into the ontology and history of objects. It appeared simultaneously in America and Britain, during the late 1950s, while a European form (Nouveau Realisme) emerged in 1960. The history of 20th-century art is a narrative of endless possibilities and the search for new standards, each being torn down in succession by the next.