Department of Art and Art History

Mystery of Multiplicity

Series celebrates diversity of perspectives in the liberal arts, across the University The College of Arts and Sciences is home to 22 academic divisions, 100 programs of study, 534 faculty members, and 9,250 students. That’s a lot of specialties, personalities, and interests — and Creative Campus’s Object X discussion series wants to celebrate them. By […]

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Former UA Student Becomes Youngest Photographer to Shoot Time Cover

Miller Mobley, a former photography student in the College, recently shot a cover for Time magazine, becoming the youngest photographer to have his work grace the front of the news magazine . His images accompany the article, “The DNA Dilemma: A Test That Could Change Your Life.” Mobley, 26, has been shooting commercially in New […]

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Art Professor’s Works Featured in New York Gallery

The work of Pete Schulte, an assistant professor of drawing in the College’s Department of Art and Art History, is being showcased in the exhibit “Pardon Up Here,” at the Luise Ross Gallery in New York City through January 12, 2013. Schulte is known for his nuanced pencil and pigment drawings on paper. This is […]

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Paul Jones Gallery of Art Opens ‘Identity Lessons’

An exhibition of works curated by students in the College opened this week at The Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art. “Identity Lessons” showcases works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama, and is on display until Dec. 17. Selections for the exhibit were chosen by more than […]

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Artwork Donated by Callahan, Foote Families

The children of Dr. Alston Callahan, one of the founders of the Callahan Eye Foundation in Birmingham, and Mrs. Eivor Holst Callahan, a 1948 UA alumnus, have donated artwork to the permanent collection of the Department of Art and Art History. The work is a plaster cast of Lovers (Mithuna), a sculpture from the 11th […]

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Chip Cooper to Participate in Miami Book Fair with Prominent Photographer

Chip Cooper, a well-known photographer and faculty member in the College, will participate in the Miami Book Fair this month alongside Brian Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer noted for photographing celebrities such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Gates, Donald Trump, Sara Jessica Parker, George Clooney, and many more. Cooper will be promoting his book La Habana […]

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Alabama Student Explores Centuries-Old Silk Road Caves

Meng Tong of UA enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime when she was offered a trip this summer to visit Dunhuang, China to research the Mogao Caves. Tong, a grad student of art history, stayed for a week in June to study the artwork found in the caves. “Paintings cover every corner of the caves,” […]

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