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What the Emperor Built

One of the most famous rulers in Chinese history, the Yongle emperor gained renown for constructing Beijing’s magnificent Forbidden City. In her new book What the Emperor Built: Architecture and Empire in the Early Ming (University of Washington Press, 2020), … Continue reading

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Veiled Origins

In her new book, Hebrew Psalms and the Utrecht Psalter: Veiled Origins (Penn State University Press, 2020), BC Professor of Art History and Film Pamela Berger resolves outstanding issues surrounding the origins of the Utrecht Psalter, an influential ninth-century illuminated … Continue reading

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Ellen Winner

BC Professor Ellen Winner is the featured speaker in the Art, Art History, and Film Department’s lecture/discussion series, Currents, taking place Feb. 13 at 12:10 p.m. in Devlin Hall, Room 425. The series highlights local thinkers and makers. Winner directs … Continue reading

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If you could hear a painting

The Leonardo Electronic Almanac has published a volume that surveys artist Mary Sherman‘s work, a combination of painting, sculpture, installation, and mechanics that explores the relationship between painting and sound. Sherman is a Boston College alumna and teaches in the … Continue reading

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Artist Hartmut Austen

Here R More (Good Weather, 2016) is a book that showcases the work of visual artist Hartmut Austen, an assistant professor in the Art, Art History, and Film Department. The book collaborators are Haynes Riley (design) and Ruben Nusz (text). Austen, who … Continue reading

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