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Grad students participate in Artist Collective Summer School

August 12, 2019

In mid-July, students from the Yale Art School, Yale History of Art, and the Doctoral Research Network in the United Kingdom participated in the inaugural summer school at the Paul Mellon Centre in London. In collaboration with the Institute of Contemporary Art, the summer school was a unique opportunity for artists and art historians to gather together and examine the topic of this year, the artist collective.

Christopher Platts (PhD ’19) wins publication award

August 8, 2019

Congratulations to Christopher Platts, whose exhibition catalogue (co-authored by Yale Law Librarian Mike Widener) Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic: Images of Authority from Renaissance Venice has won the American Association of Law Libraries annual Publication Award. Christopher (PhD, History of Art, 2018) is currently Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History and Curator & Director of the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery at the University of Connecticut.

Graduate’s Mondrian-themed Cap celebrated in New York Times

June 11, 2019

Xander Mitchell, BA’19, is quoted in the New York Times’s article “Wearing Their Hearts on Their Graduation Caps.” Members of the class of 2019 share the inspiration behind their decorated mortarboards” by Lela Moore. We congratulate Xander on graduating, and for his inventive spin on traditional graduation regalia. His words capture the very best of Yale.

Carol Armstrong's Cezanne's Gravity wins prestigious award

June 11, 2019

Congratulations to Carol Armstrong whose book Cézanne’s Gravity, published in 2018 by Yale University Press, has won the 2019 Robert Motherwell Book Award for an Outstanding Book on Modernism in the Arts, presented by the Daedalus Foundation. The prestigious award is judged by a panel of leading historians and critics.

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