Programs

The O’Donnell Institute is dedicated to fostering intellectual creativity, exchange, and collaboration. Join us for these upcoming events.



European man and woman, the main hall of Sukiasian House, mid-17th century, Isfahan, Iran

REPORTS FROM O'DONNELL INSTITUTE GRADUATE FELLOWS VIRGINIA CURRY & FATEMEH TASHAKORI




Virginia Curry, “Causarum Cognitio”: The Architecture, Collections and Social Agency of American Athenaea. Three Case Studies: Redwood, Boston and Caltech

Fatemeh Tashakori, The Invisible Foreigner: The Westerner as the Eroticized Other in Persian Arts since the 17th Century

At The O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the DMA

Open to O’Donnell Institute/UT Dallas/DMA affiliates and other Dallas-Fort Worth art historians




Richard Neutra (1892-1970), Edgar J. Kaufmann house (The Desert House), Palm Springs, California, 1946. Photograph: Julius Shulman © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)

WORKSHOP TALK




Volker M. Welter, Professor of Art History, UC Santa Barbara

Reliving World War I in Southern California: Richard Neutra’s mid-20th century Domestic Architecture and the modern Landscape of War

At The O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the DMA

Open to O’Donnell Institute/UT Dallas/DMA affiliates and other Dallas-Fort Worth art historians




(L) William H. Johnson, Breakdown with Flat Tire, ca. 1940-1941, oil on plywood.
(R) Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. Georgia on My Mind, 1986. oil on canvas, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT.

REPORTS FROM VISITING ISAAC RESEARCH FELLOWS WEIYI WU & TING ZHANG




Weiyi Wu, Native Modernism in the American Southwest: Origins and Convergence

Ting Zhang, Rethinking the Idiom of Social Realism: African American Art in the 1930s-1940s

At UT Dallas, ATC 3.225

Open to O’Donnell Institute/UT Dallas/DMA affiliates and other Dallas-Fort Worth art historians




Athenaeum Review Issue 2. Image: Carolyn Brown, Vegetable Market at Chichicastenango, Guatemala, 1995. Copyright © Carolyn Brown.

ATHENAEUM REVIEW ISSUE 2 EVENTS

Join us for light refreshments to celebrate the second issue of Athenaeum Review, including contributions by UTD faculty authors Frederick Turner, Zsuzsanna Ozsváth, Charles Bambach and Robert J. Stern.

Issue 2 includes essays by James Elkins on the education of artists and Liz Trosper on Laura Owens, as well as a cover by Carolyn Brown, works of art by John Pomara, Allison V. Smith, and Ludwig Schwarz, and much more.



RECEPTION AT UT DALLAS



Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History at UTD
Arts and Technology Building [ATEC] Room 2.800.
800 W. Campbell Rd., Richardson, TX 75080

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PARTY AT DEEP VELLUM BOOKS



Deep Vellum Books
3000 Commerce St., Dallas, TX 75226

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Athenaeum Review is published by the Edith O’Donnell Institute and the School of Arts and Humanities at UT Dallas.

Find out more about the journal, podcast, and e-mail newsletter at athenaeumreview.org.







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