ARTH Club Visits Yale Pottery Exhibit

On September 11-12, 2017, the Art History Club traveled to the Yale Center for British Art and the Yale University Art Gallery. They viewed the exhibition "Things of Beauty Growing": British Studio Pottery and attended the Exhibition Opening Conversation "British Studio Pottery: Past, Present, and Future," featuring Clare Twomey, Magdalene Odundo, Simon Olding, Glenn Adamson, and Martina Droth. At the Yale University Art Gallery, they met with the Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art, Sadoko Ohki, and viewed several Japanese tea bowls and tea implements.

Meghen Jones's Summer Presentations

Meghen Jones's presentations in summer 2017 included the paper “Reflections on the Current Status of Japanese Art History Studies in American Higher Education,” at the International Conference on Japanese Cultural Studies Outside of Japan– its Current Status and Future Perspectives, at the University of East Anglia and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures in Norwich UK. Other presentations were “The Ontology and Icon Formation of the Tea Bowl,” for the Nichibunken Evening Seminar at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, June 8 2017. "Encountering Tea Bowls in Kyoto,” sponsored by the Japan Foundation, and held at the Kyoto city Internat

Two new exhibitions coming this Fall!

Our Theodore Randall International Chair, Rachel Gotlieb, will be opening two exhibitions she curated this fall. Golieb is a ceramic, craft, and design historian, with extensive experience in curating ceramic and design exhibitions. The first show, True Nordic: How Scandinavian Changed Canadian Design, opens at the Vancouver, Canada Art Gallery on October 13th. True Nordic influence on the use of materials and how Canadian designers and artists have adapted them for project use. This show is full of both history of Nordic aesthetic and Canadian design. Come support Rachel along with renowned Canadian artist, Steven Heinemann: Culture Nature, opening at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto on Octob

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