The Senior Program

Senior art history majors prepare an extensive research project in connection with a seminar that is taken in the fall or spring. The program culminates in an oral presentation before an audience of art history majors, faculty members and interested members of the College community.

Recent projects in art history include:

  • The “Branded”Artist in the 20th & 21st Centuries and its Growing Influence on the Contemporary Art Market
  • The Politics of Activist Art
  • How Do You Solve a Problem Like Artemisia?: Feminist Scholarly Approaches vs. Popular Interpretations of Artemisia Gentileschi’s Biography
  • When Fine Art and Fashion Collide: Examining the Challenging Process of Curating a Contemporary Fashion Exhibition
  • The French Pyramid: How One Glass Pyramid Changed the Way We See the Louvre
  • An Analysis of Gerhard Richter’s Style, Prolificacy, and Success
  • Take It To the Streets: The History of Protest Street Art
  • The Hierarchy between Art and Craft: How Fiber Art Bridged the Gap
  • Reclaiming the Body: Performance Art and Fashion Photography, 1960-1975
  • Beauty is in the Eye of the Nazis: Degenerate Art vs. Great Art in 1937

Contact Information

Art History Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4380 315-859-4464 arthistory@hamilton.edu
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