Department of the History of Art and Architecture News

Notre Dame fire

UO French Gothic Architecture Expert Delves into History of Notre Dame

In the aftermath of the Notre Dame fire, History of Art and Architecture Associate Professor Maile Hutterer looks at the cathedral's storied past.

Professor Laura Vandenburgh

Vandenburgh Named Interim Dean of College of Design

Vandenburgh, who leads the School of Art + Design, begins July 1.

Dean Christoph Lindner

Dean Christoph Lindner to Step Down in August

Lindner has accepted a position as dean of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment at University College London.

Paintings in a gallery

Visual Magic—New Show at Schnitzer Museum Reflects College of Design’s Lasting Influence on Oregon Art

The JSMA’s enormous new exhibition has deep ties to the College of Design, including its curation.

artist leger book

Graduate Student Curates Show at JSMA on Cubist Artist Fernand Léger

The exhibit "Fernand Léger's Cirque and the Livre D'Artiste" examines the collaboration between artist and publisher.

Joe Fischer with painting

The Gift of Art

Arts alumnus Joe Fischer endows $300,000 to the Department of Art and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture.

class discusses artwork

New PhD Cohort Starting in Art History

This fall the Department of the History of Art and Architecture—home to a rich variety of research interests in the history, theory, and criticism of visual and material culture—welcomes four new students to its doctoral program.

flags at the College of Design

College of Design Welcomes New Faculty

The College of Design is welcoming several new faculty members across the college.

Jacob Armas presents at the Undergraduate Symposium in 2018

Celebrating Undergraduate Research

Jacob Armas, a double major in art history and international studies, presented his research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium this year.

Allison Schukis (L), Benjamin Davis (C), and Rowan Tabor (R)

Art History Students Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

The Department of the History of Art and Architecture celebrated several stellar students in June: Allison Schukis, Benjamin Davis, and Rowan Tabor.

students at commencement

A Time to Celebrate

The College of Design celebrates its more than 600 graduates and first commencement ceremony under its new name.

Flight Into Egypt tapestry

Rare tapestries spring to new life in stunning show co-curated by art history professor

The textiles are considered some of the greatest baroque art treasures in the U.S. and offer a rare glimpse into 17th-century Roman craftsmanship and imagination.

New digital archive allows broad access to Roman artifacts

University of Oregon researchers have co-developed a new digital archive of nearly 4,000 drawings, prints, paintings and photographs of historic Rome that is now available online to the public.

Eggener’s research on ‘City of the Dead’ featured in podcast, website

Professor Keith Eggener is featured in a 99% Invisible podcast and feature story focusing on “The City of the Dead”—Colma, California—the only necropolis in the United States and the site where graves from throughout the Bay Area were moved as the city grew in the early 20th

Essay for MFA exhibition catalog bridges artistic practice, historical research

As a graduate student of art history, Sloane Kochman has been asked frequently what she plans to do with that degree. Luckily, she has a great answer.

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