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Announcing the Mark S. Weil and Joan Hall-Weil Fund for Art History

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We are very pleased to announce an important new gift, in the form of the Mark S. Weil and John Hall-Weil Fund for Art History.

Professor John Klein marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henri Matisse

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Professor John Klein on "slow looking" and the careful in-person study of artworks.

Professor Angela Miller Article Published in the June Issue of Art Bulletin

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Read Professor Angela Miller's major Art Bulletin article, "Vibrant Matter: The Countermodern World of Pavel Tchelitchew"

Professor John Klein Discusses Removal of Confederate Monuments with the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch

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Read Klein's advocacy of the removal of Confederate memorials.

Professor William Wallace's Michelangelo, God's Architect is on Washington Post's Cultural To-Do List

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Washington Post Theater Critic Peter Marks includes Michaelangelo, God's Architect on list of "ideas for satisfying your imaginative appetite."

Professor Nicola Aravecchia Wins Grants for His Sabbatical

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Professor Nicola Aravecchia will spend his 2020-2021 sabbatical at the Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia at the University of Sydney; the Department of Ancient History at Macquarie University; and at Dunbarton Oaks, a Harvard University research institute in Washington DC.

Professor John Klein's Matisse and Decoration Reviewed in Burlington Magazine

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Read Karl Buchberg's glowing review of Matisse and Decoration.

Professor William Wallace's Michelangelo, God's Architect reviewed by New York Review of Books

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Read Ingrid Rowland review of Michelangelo, God's Architect for the New York Review of Books.

A Statement on the Role of Humanities Research and Education in Times of Crisis

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Chairs and directors of humanities departments and programs at Washington University in St. Louis give voice to the concerted purpose of the humanities within the University and the world, a purpose grounded in a range of distinct disciplines, methods, and subject matter.

PhD Candidate Tola Porter Speaks on "Public Art-Commissions, Collection, and Engagement" Panel

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Tola Porter recently participated in the Mildred Lane Kemper Virt​ual Panel Discussion entitled: Public Art - Commissions, Collections, and Engagement. 

Professor Nathaniel Jones and Professor Ila Sheren Receive Tenure

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Professor Nathaniel Jones and Professor Ila Sheren were awarded tenure in the spring of 2020.

Allison Perelman receives Pollard-Stein Award for Excellence in Teaching

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PhD candidate Allison Perelman has been awarded this year's Pollard-Stein award for excellence in teaching.