Professor Jenny Anger and her book Four Metaphors of Modernism: From Der Sturm to the Société Anonyme

Feb. 7 Book Talk by Jenny Anger, Prof of Art History

Jan 31, 2019
Anger's "Four Metaphors of Modernism: From Der Sturm to the Société Anonyme" follows artists who participated in both the German (Der Sturm [storm]) and American (Société Anonyme [anonymous society]) organizations and who found inspiration in metaphor. Join us on February 7 from 4:15-5:45 pm in Burling First Floor Lounge.
Cars in Cuba

Within the Revolution

Oct 09, 2018
Within the Revolution: Art, Media, and the Built Environment was a course centered on art, architecture, and visual culture in Havana, Cuba, with a focus on the role of nationalism and revolution, says Fredo Rivera ’06, assistant professor of art history.
Fredo Rivera in Hatian art gallery

Studying Haitian Art in Iowa

Mar 15, 2018
When Fredo Rivera ’06, who grew up in Miami, first came to Grinnell, what he found surprised him. Iowa, it turns out, has one of the largest concentrations of Haitian art in the world.

"Queer Tropicalia" - Fredo Rivera '06 presents at Wigwood 2017

Mar 30, 2017
Fredo Rivera '06, assistant professor of art history, lectured on art, performance, and gender expression.

VIVA: Film, Discussion, and Dinner

Sep 12, 2016
Cultural Films screens VIVA, a hit film at the 2015 Telluride Film Festival, with panel discussion and Cuban-themed dinner buffet.

History in the Making

Dec 16, 2015
Students travel to San Francisco to put their learning in context.

Against Reason: Anti/Enlightenment Prints

May 03, 2015
Faulconer Gallery exhibition “Against Reason: Anti/Enlightenment Prints by Callot, Hogarth, Piranesi and Goya,” explores the darker side of the Enlightenment, opens Friday, April 3.

Anger Redefines German Expressionism

Feb 27, 2015

Jenny Anger, associate professor of art history, discussed German Expressionism in America, exploring how two world wars and cultural francophilia bear some responsibility for the uneven American…

Grinnell Hosts Reception at the Conference of the College Art Association

Feb 02, 2015
The Department of Art and Art History will host its third annual reception at the College Art Association Conference in New York on February 12, 2015.

Recent Art History Grads Make Good

Aug 07, 2014
Two recent art history grads move forward in their post-B.A. professional lives.