Global and Postglobal Perspectives on Medieval Art and Art History

Global and Postglobal Perspectives on Medieval Art and Art History

For more on this project, see also http://news.artsci.utoronto.ca/ and the project website: http://globalpostglobalmedievalart.blogspot.ca
Guangzhou after lectureThe project that includes four faculty members associated with CMS, Jill Caskey, Adam Cohen, Jenny Purtle and Linda Safran, is celebrated in this week Bulletin. This three-year collaborative project is supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation as part of its Connecting Art Histories initiative. Medieval art and art history are bringing together faculty and students from the University of Toronto and the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA) in China. Graduate students at U of T and Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts will enrol in identical medieval art history courses, including ‘Making Pictures in Medieval China’ and ‘Multicultural Arts of Medieval Sicily.’ At the conclusion of each graduate course, faculty and students from both institutions will undertake field trips to study works of art first hand in Sicily and Dunhuang, China.