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Organized by a group of Yale students, curators and professors, the exhibition Picturesque and Sublime now on view at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site examines the impact of Anglo-American print culture on Cole’s emergence as a landscape painter.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Aglaya Glebova as Assistant Professor of Modern Art. A specialist in the art of Europe in the inter-war period, with research interests in the history of photography and Soviet art, Prof Glebova will join the Department on July 1, 2019.