November 1, 2017

Professor Hope Childers of the Art History Division recently published an essay on Indian representations of the 19th-century opium trade:

Spectacles of Labor: Artists and Workers in the Patna Opium Factory in the 1850s.

She considers depictions of labor at the factory, particularly in a set of nineteen paintings by Indian artist Shiva Lal, a so-called Company Painter in the Patna School, producing...

November 1, 2017

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Meghen Jones, for her latest publication: “Hamada Shōji, Kitaōji Rosanjin, and the Reception of Japanese Pottery in the Early Cold War United States” (Design and Culture 9:2, July 2017). Jones’s essay concentrates on how ceramic craft in Japan influenced American potters, and changed modern art through history.

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