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Students Research Byzantine Churches in Istanbul with Art History Professor Matt Savage

Byzantine architectural history is Assistant Professor Matt Savage’s main field of interest, and his research in this area has created opportunities for LSU undergraduates studying art history, digital art, and architecture to collaborate in two recent research initiatives. In the spring of 2012, fourth-year art history students enrolled in ARTH 4499: Constantinople set out to [...]

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LSU Art History Faculty at College Art Association Annual Meeting in Chicago

The largest professional and academic art organization in the United States, the College Art Association, had its 102 annual conference in Chicago in February 2014.  LSU faculty and graduate students attended. Professor Susan Elizabeth Ryan gave a paper, “Beauty and the Bits: Wearable Technology as Science Fantasy,” at the February 13 session “Roadside Picnic: Experiments in Art [...]

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New Book by LSU School of Art Associate Professor Kelli Scott Kelley

LSU Press will publish Accalia and the Swamp Monster, a new book by Kelli Scott Kelley, associate professor of painting and drawing at the LSU School of Art. Accalia and the Swamp Monster will be available in April 2014. Visit lsupress.org for more information or view the LSU Press Spring 2014 catalog. As the author [...]

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Exhibit by A. J. Meek: Civil War Battlefields and National Parks opens in New Orleans

Civil War Battlefields and National Parks: Photographs by A. J. Meek November 6, 2013–April 5, 2014 Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art, 400 Chartres Street, New Orleans Admission is free. In 1993, long before the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War—upon which we, as a nation, are now reflecting—A. J. [...]

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“A Life Recorded: 50 Years Of James Burke” Exhibition opens in Chile

The Galería de Arte Guillermo Nunez at the Casa de la Cultura Anselmo Cadiz is currently presenting a retrospective exhibition of prints from the five decades of work created by James Burke, painter, printmaker, and professor emeritus of Louisiana State University. Since his childhood in Minnesota, Burke showed a talent for drawing. Upon entering college, he initially [...]

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LSU Art History Professor Contributes Chapter to Yale University Press Publication

LSU School of Art Associate Professor Darius A. Spieth is one of the contributors to the book The Great Mirror of Folly: Finance, Culture and the Crash of 1720, which has been newly released by Yale University Press. A milestone publication on the ramifications – both financial and cultural – of the first stock market [...]

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