Art and Art History News
Art History Students Present Papers
Grant Taylor accompanied two Art and Art History students to
the Central PA Art History Symposium at Susquehanna University on April 5.
Rachel Heenan presented on Artemisia Gentileschi in her presentation “The Murderess: Baroque Women as Deadly
Aggressors.” And Emily Coughlan presented on Edgar Degas’ career in “Chromatic Metamorphosis: The Transitional
State of Degas’ Color Palette.” Other Colleges represented at the symposium
include Bucknell, Dickinson, Gettysburg, Bloomsburg, Lycoming, and Penn State.
Grant Taylor published a journal article and book chapter in
"The Soulless Usurper: Reception and Criticism of Early
Computer Art," in Mainframe Experimentalism: Early Computing and the Foundations of the Digital Arts, eds.Hannah Higgins and Douglas Kahn, The University of
California Press, 2012.
"Routing Mondrian: The A. Michael Noll
Experiment," in Media-N (Journal of the New Media Caucus), ed. Joshua
Rosenstock, Fall Edition, 2012.
Art History Students Present at Symposium
Grant Taylor’s students presented at the 2012
Intercollegiate Art History Symposium held at Lycoming College. The
undergraduate research came from the capstone art history course, Art History:
Theory and Method. Katlyn Landes’ paper was entitled “Inclusivity and the
Parthenon Frieze: The Athenian Mirror as Embodiment of Polis,” while Jessica
Hinckley's paper was titled “Lee Price: Art and the Out-of-Body Experience.” Katlyn and Jessica are pictured to the far
left of presenters.
New Spring 2012 Courses
Following on the recent expansion of Art & Art History curriculum, the department is pleased to offer several new courses for the Spring 2012 semester.
AAH Faculty and Students Visit Fallingwater
On Tuesday, October 4, 2011, Professor Grant Taylor lead a group of ten art & art history majors to visit Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, Fallingwater, in Western Pennsylvania.