Author Archive

CAA Member Spotlight: Ryan Seslow

Welcome to our revitalized Member News series! Each month we’ll be spotlighting a CAA member and learning about their work, inspirations, and thoughts on the field.

Ryan Seslow with his new mural at the Welling Court Mural Project in Astoria, NY, June 2018. All images and artwork courtesy Ryan Seslow.

CAA member Ryan Seslow is an artist,... | Read More

Explore the Latest Issue of The Art Bulletin

Print copies of The Art Bulletin will arrive in mailboxes this week. Click here to explore the digital version.


The Exuding Wood of the Cross at Isenheim Gregory C. Bryda

Watteau, through the Cracks Oliver Wunsch

“Take All of Them”: Eclecticism and the Arts of the Pune Court in India, 1760–1800 Holly Shaffer

The Unanticipated... | Read More

News from the Art and Academic Worlds

Nicoletta Fontani and Elizabeth Wicks restore masterwork by Violante Siries. Courtesy Advancing Women Artists, via artnet News.

How a Female-Led Art Restoration Movement in Florence Is Reshaping the Canon

Visiting Florence 12 years go, American philanthropist Jane Fortune asked: “Where are the women?” (artnet News)

Where Historians Work: An Interactive... | Read More

New in

Sarah Stefana Smith writes about Blacktino Queer Performance, edited by E. Patrick Johnson and Ramón H. Rivera-Servera. Read the full review at

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Affiliated Society News for July 2018

Presenters at the AAMG UMAC Annual Conference in Miami, June 21-24, 2018.

Affiliated Society News shares the new and exciting things CAA’s affiliated organizations are working on including activities, awards, publications, conferences, and exhibitions. For more information on Affiliated Societies, click here.

Art Historians Interested in Pedagogy and... | Read More

News from the Art and Academic Worlds

Unknown artist, Victorious Youth, 300–100 BC. Image via the Getty Open Content Program/Hyperallergic.

Trump Officials Reverse Obama’s Policy on Affirmative Action in Schools

The Trump administration said last week that it was abandoning Obama administration policies that called on universities to consider race as a factor in diversifying their campuses. (New... | Read More

Explore SAH Archipedia, an Online Encyclopedia of American Architecture and Landscapes

Hosted by CAA-affiliated society Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), SAH Archipedia is an online encyclopedia of US architecture and landscapes that contains peer-reviewed essays, photos, and maps. Since its launch in 2012, SAH Archipedia has grown in scope and the full version now contains nearly 20,000 building histories covering all 50 US states.

Currently, entries... | Read More

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Cristina Morandi reviews The Restless Earth (La Terra Inquieta) edited by Massimiliano Gioni and Micola Brambilla. Read the full review at

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CWA Picks for July 2018

Otobong Nkanga, In Pursuit of Bling, 2014, on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago through September 2nd. Photo: Eva Broekema

CAA’s Committee on Women in the Arts selects the best in feminist art and scholarship to share with CAA members on a monthly basis. See the picks for July below.

Teresa Burga: Aleatory Structures

May 26—August 18,... | Read More

News from the Art and Academic Worlds

Amy Sherald’s Planes, rockets, and the spaces in between, 2018, was recently acquired by the Baltimore Museum of Art. Courtesy BMA via artnet News.

The Baltimore Museum Sold Art to Acquire Work by Underrepresented Artists. Here’s What It Bought—and Why It’s Only the Beginning

The museum sold works by Warhol and other white male artists to fund major... | Read More

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