Gary Wells, associate professor in the Department of Art History, presented a paper at the INSAP VII conference on October 29, 2011, in Bath, England. His paper, "The Moon in the Landscape: Interpreting a Theme of Nineteenth Century Art," was given at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution.
The paper titled "The Long View: Light, Vision, and Visual Culture After Galileo," was presented at the Sixth Conference on the Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena in Venice, Italy, October 18-23, 2009. The conference was hosted at the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, with the collaboration of the University of Padua.
The fusion of chemistry and art: I am an art history major, but I didn't start out that way. I was originally an exploratory student. During that time I fulfilled my general education requirements.
When I was registering for these classes, my adviser informed me about an experimental class called Chemistry and Art.
Chemistry and art? Together? Are...
In spring 2008, the chairs of the chemistry and art history departments teamed up to offer students a look at their subject matter from an interdisciplinary, hands-on perspective. “A question I get a lot is, ‘What does chemistry have to do with art?’” says Mike Haaf, associate professor and chair of the chemistry department. Haaf’s...
When asked to think about college art history classes, many people recall sitting in the dark, looking at slides. The Ithaca College art history department is changing that experience by employing a variety of digital media and state-of-the-art technology in the classroom. Thanks to grants from the W. M. Keck Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the department has...