Content Tagged with: Department of the History of Art

Pioneering artist’s mural on display at Rivera Library

A leading figure in Southern California’s modernist movement, painter Stanton Macdonald-Wright often incorporated cross-cultural influences in his colorful, abstract murals. One of those paintings has now found a home at UC Riverside at the Tomás Rivera Library. The large mural, painted in 1970 and titled “Diaspora,” is a good fit for the diverse...

By Imran Ghori |

Jeanette Kohl Receives One-Year Fellowship

Jeanette Kohl, an associate professor and former chair of UC Riverside’s Department of the History of Art, has received a one-year fellowship at the prestigious Princeton Institute for Advanced Study based in New Jersey. Kohl’s fellowship starts on Sept. 1 and ends on July 1, 2019, within the institute’s School of Historical Studies. She will use...

By University Communications |