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A Review of Distant Relatives: Ancient Imagery of the Classical Pagan Past and Modern Byzantine Icons

A Review of Distant Relatives: Ancient Imagery of the Classical Pagan Past and Modern Byzantine Icons

By Kassandra Ibrahim, FCRH ’22 This fall, Fordham’s Museum of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Art opened a new exhibition entitled “Distant Relatives: Ancient Imagery of the Classical Pagan Past and Modern Byzantine Icons.” The exhibition features large mixed media collages by artist Joni Zavitsanos, whose […]

Alum Spotlight: Nicole Jordan, FCLC ’18

Alum Spotlight: Nicole Jordan, FCLC ’18

Press room at Trifolio, an Italian printing company that works with the Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications and Editorial Department. Courtesy of Nicole Jordan. By Julie Hamon, 2018-2019 Art History Media Intern, FCLC 2019 Nicole Jordan graduated from Fordham Lincoln Center in 2018 with a […]

Students visit the SculptureCenter with Professor Buhe

Students visit the SculptureCenter with Professor Buhe

Professor Elizabeth Buhe’s ARHI 3555 Global Contemporary Art Since 1989 at the SculptureCenter. Students got a private tour by the curator of the Other Objects show. They also got to meet two of the artists, including Rosa Sijben, who made the touch objects that the students […]

Pat Steir’s Silent Secret Waterfalls: The Barnes Series

Pat Steir’s Silent Secret Waterfalls: The Barnes Series

By Julie Hamon, Art History Media Intern Over President’s Day Weekend, I took a trip to the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, PA to see its newest installation by Pat Steir titled Silent Secret Waterfalls: The Barnes Series. The installation resides in the Annenberg Court, a […]

A Day at Shoestring Press

A Day at Shoestring Press

Professor Caitlin Beach’s 19th Century Art class recently visited Shoestring Press, a printmaking workshop located in Crown Heights. The master printer of the workshop, Lane Sell, demonstrated different techniques in intaglio and lithography to the group. The students then enjoyed trying out the techniques and […]

A Review of Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future

A Review of Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future

By Julie Hamon, FCLC 2019 I recently visited the Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, (on view until April 23, 2019), and was amazed by the sheer amount and variety of af Klint’s featured artworks. I was initially interested […]

Art for Arctic’s Sake

Art for Arctic’s Sake

Art for Arctic’s sake OPENING RECEPTION By Julie Hamon, FCLC 2019 On the evening of November 7, artists, Fordham students, faculty, and guests enjoyed the opening of Art for Arctic’s Sake at Fordham Lincoln Center’s Ildiko Butler Gallery. The exhibition—organized by Jo Anna Isaak, Carleen […]

My Experience as a Museum Intern

My Experience as a Museum Intern

My Experience as a Museum Intern Annie Muscat, FCRH 2020 This summer, I had the fantastic opportunity to serve as Marketing Intern at the Bowers Museum in Southern California. As a mid-size non-profit institution, Bowers houses an expansive collection that spans over centuries, continents, and […]

Recalling a Night with Yoshitomo Nara: Classic Rock and Teen Angst Live On

Recalling a Night with Yoshitomo Nara: Classic Rock and Teen Angst Live On

Recalling a Night with Yoshitomo Nara: Classic Rock and Teen Angst Live On By Annie Muscat, FCRH 2020 Just over a year ago, Yoshitomo Nara, a contemporary Japanese artist, delivered an informal lecture entitled “From the Depth of My Drawer—My Works, My Childhood” at Columbia […]

An Evening with Yinka Shonibare MBE

An Evening with Yinka Shonibare MBE

An Evening with Yinka Shonibare MBE By Liam Otero, FCRH 2020 Since the late 1980s, the world continues to be captivated by the deep, historically-rooted art of famed British-Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare. In conjunction with the 1980s Young British Artists movement, Shonibare self-identifies as a […]