2009-2010 Newberry Seminar in American Art and Visual Culture

2009-2010 Seminars

Friday, December 4, 2009
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar: Ethan Lasser, The Chipstone Foundation and Rebecca Zurier, University of Michigan

“Disentanglement: Baroque Furniture and the Self”
Ethan W. Lasser, The Chipstone Foundation
“Reconsidering a Familiar Face: John Singeton Copley’s Portrait of Paul Revere”
Rebecca Zurier, University of Michigan
Commentator: Jennifer Way, University of North Texas

Friday, February 26, 2010
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar: Paula Lupkin, Washington University St. Louis and Jennifer Greenhill, University of Illinois

“Adolphus Busch’s Lager Landscape”
Paula Lupkin, Washington University St. Louis
“Burlesquing the Beast: William Holbrook Beard and the Museum Movement”
Jennifer Greenhill, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Commentator: Sarah Dreller, University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, March 26, 2010
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar: Stephen Rice, Ramapo College and Elisabeth Ross, Northwestern University

“Matters of Style: Art and Fidelity in Wood Engraving in Postbellum America”
Stephen P. Rice, Ramapo College of New Jersey
“Matters of Style: Art and Fidelity in Wood Engraving in Postbellum America”
Stephen P. Rice, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Commentator: Peter John Brownlee, Terra Foundation For American Art