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2020 News

April

Graduate student Alissa Schapiro co-curated Life Magazine and the Power of Photography exhibition at the Princeton University Art Museum

April 13, 2020

Life Magazine and the Power of Photography debuted at the Princeton University Art Museum on Feb 22. Graduate student Alissa Schapiro participated in the opening lecture with her co-curators and contributed to the exhibition's book

March

Kevin Lam (PhD 2018) named Associate Curator to the Hong Kong Palace Museum

March 16, 2020

Kevin Lam joins the Hong Kong Palace Museum, opening in mid 2022, as associate curator. Lam received his PhD specializing in Chinese art from Northwestern University, beginning his curatorial career as a research fellow at The Cleveland Museum of Art. He has worked with several art and cultural organizations in Hong Kong, most notably the City University of Hong Kong exhibition gallery, and joins the Hong Kong Palace Museum from Tai Kwun. His scholarly interests include the art and visual culture of 20th century China. 

This announcement appears in Orientations 51 no. 2 (March/April 2020). Image courtesy of the Hong Kong Palace Museum and the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority.

February

Graduate students Tamar Kharatishvili and Jake Leveton marry on February 15

February 15, 2020
Graduate students Tamar Kharatishvili and Jake Leveton were married on February 15th and held their reception on February 16th at the Rogers Park Social.

Graduate Student Maryam Athari awarded 2020 Rhonda A. Saad Prize for Best Paper in Modern and Contemporary Arab Art

February 3, 2020

Maryam Athari was awarded 2020 Rhonda A. Saad Prize for Best Paper in Modern and Contemporary Arab Art for her article, “Diagnostic Revelation: Rifat Chadirji's Street Photography.”

January

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