Annie Harris-Kornblith is a senior at the University of Massachusetts. She is majoring in Art History and Philosophy.
10 April 2012 | Islamic
Walter Denny, senior consultant to the Met’s new Islamic galleries, was my first art history professor at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. His intro class had two hundred students. Arriving the first day, I noted students clustered around the podium. Through them I could see a robust man with white hair and a bright [...]
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“Black clad east coasters shedding cardigans and sunning themselves like lizards on rocks outside the conference.” “This panel was an invigorating breath of jet-lagged-yet-fresh air and a vision of moving beyond the dead-end rhetoric of the copyright cartel, consumer culture, and commodity art.” “You probably don’t want to hear about the truly bizarre but interesting [...]
“The CAA’s 100th Annual Conference couldn’t have come at a better time for the city…” “Looking forward to warm sunshine…” “I’ve seen so many people knitting during sessions. Is there a group art project happening that I’m not aware of?” “I’ve heard rumors of a cage match between art history profs and painting profs tomorrow.” [...]