• Graduate seminar in the Yale Center for British Art
  • Kyoto Kano School, Japan, Scenes from the Tale of Genji, 1625-1650. Yale University Art Gallery
  • Undergraduate seminar in the Yale University Art Gallery
     
  • Haida, Northwest Coast, Canada. Basketry hat. Peabody Museum, Yale University
  • Frederic Edwin Church, Mt. Ktaadn, 1853. Yale University Art Gallery
  • Students at the Metropolitan Museum with Prof Robert Nelson’s course Art of Byzantium, 850-1200, Fall 2015
  • Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970, Great Salt Lake, Utah
  • Undergraduate seminar with Prof. Nicola Suthor in the Prints and Drawings Study Room, Yale University Art Gallery
  • Tino di Camaino, Three Princesses, ca. 1325-35, Yale University Art Gallery
  • Museum and the Nation seminar taught by Prof Kishwar Rivzi at I.M.Pei’s Museum of Islamic Art, in Doha, Qatar

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News

Milette Gaifman announced as Coeditor of The Art Bulletin

December 10, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that Milette Gaifman, Associate Professor in the Departments of History of Art and Classics, has been named coeditor of The Art Bulletin, a position she will share with Lillian Lan-ying Tseng of New York University, who formerly taught Chinese art at Yale. This is a leadership position in the field: The Art Bulletin is the flagship journal of art history globally, covering prehistoric to 21st-century art. Previous editors of The Art Bulletin have included Yale professors such as George Kubler, Creighton Gilbert and Walter Cahn.

Seminar Trip to Vienna (October 18-21, 2018): "HSAR 837: The Painting of Modern Life"

November 8, 2018

Over October recess, students in the fall 2018 graduate seminar “The Painting of Modern Life” traveled to Vienna for a study trip centered on the Pieter Bruegel the Elder retrospective held at the Kunsthistorisches Museum. The course, led by Professor Marisa Bass, considers Bruegel as a pivotal figure in charting the development of genre painting in the Low Countries.

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