students in central campus

Art History

  1. Tourists on steps in front of huge Buddha carved into a cliff

    Global Learning from Grinnell to Dunhuang

    Apr 01, 2019
    A research project in China was just the beginning of this student’s educational journey.
  2. Owen Daley ’20 looking at different pieces in the Print and Drawing study room in Burling Library Feb. 2019

    Changing Direction

    Apr 01, 2019
    An internship at the Stanley Museum of Art helped one student discover his future by exploring the past.
  3. Students in Art History class taught by Jenny Anger

    The Art of Discovery

    Apr 01, 2019
    In the Art History Senior Seminar, students pursue their own interests, conduct independent research, and discover new ways of learning.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. "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.
  8. 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.
  9. History in the Making

    Dec 16, 2015
    Students travel to San Francisco to put their learning in context.
  10. 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.

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