Past Events - 2006
Fall 2006 Events
International Programs; UI Museum of Art; Obermann Center for Advanced Studies; School of Art and Art History; Department of French and Italian
October 26, 2006
ENCIS Penned In: Animals and Genre in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Art
5:00 p.m. Lasansky Room, UI Museum of Art
Teresa Mangum, Department of English and International Studies
Brief responses that launched a discussion both of the paper and of interdisciplinary framings and reframings of the topic.
Respondents: Dorothy Johnson, Roy J. Carver Professor of Art History
Kim Marra, American Studies and Theatre Arts
October 27, 2006
Museum Exhibition and Tour - Animal Expressions: International Perspectives from the Permanent Collection of the UI Museum of Art
7:30-8:30 pm - Gallery Tour led by Obermann Animal Studies Group
(319-335-3232 for reservations)
Exhibition at Hoover-Paul Gallery - UIMA, October 21-December 31- The Obermann Animal Studies Group in collaboration with Kathleen Edwards, Museum Curator
The exhibit featured over 50 prints, drawings, lithographs, and photographs depicting animals and human-animal relationships by such diverse artists as William Hogarth, Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix, Francisco de Goya, Keisai Masayoshi, anonymous Native Americans, Felix Bracquemond , Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, George Grosz, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Ruth Thorne-Thomsen, Margaret Stratton, and Ellen Lanyon. Themes included Animal Companions, Working Animals/Animals as Food, Animals and Human Combat, Animal Aggression, Animals as Spectacle, Taxonomy, and Metaphors and Monsters. For more information visit the University of Iowa Museum of Art.
November 30, 2006
From Stubbs to Delacroix: Animal Liberation in Romantic Art
Guest Lecture: Robert Rosenblum
7:30 p.m., in Room 240 of the University of Iowa Art Building West. Reception following in Willis Atrium of the UIMA (hosted by Museum).
Professor Rosenblum is the Henry Ittleson, Jr., Professor of Modern European Art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and Stephen and Nan Swid Curator of Twentieth-Century Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Rosenblum’s recent publications include Best in Show: The Dog in Art from the Renaissance to Today (with Peter Bowron , Carolyn Rose Rebbert , and William Secord , Yale UP, 2006), 1900: Art at the Crossroads (with Maryanne Stevens, Harry N. Abrams, 2000), The Dog in Art from Rococo to Postmodernism (Harry N. Abrams, 1988), among many other books and articles.