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Event Nari Ward: Rooted Communities LSU Museum of Art 100 Lafayette Street Baton Rouge, LA 70801,
Feb 07, 2014
Event Nari Ward - Food Sesc Pinheiros | Rua Paes Leme, 195 | São Paulo, SP,
Feb 19, 2014
Event Kerry Downey-The Sunken Living Room Franklin Street Works Stamford, CT ,
Mar 22, 2014
Event Malik Gaines and Alexandro Segade (Courtesy the Artists) are included in the group exhibition "When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South" Studio Museum in Harlem,
Mar 26, 2014
Event Katerina Lanfranco-Thought Bubbles Rhombus Space 183 Lorraine St., 3FL #33, Brookllyn, Ny 11231,
Mar 28, 2014
Event Mary A. Valverde-Works on view Mar 28, 2014
Event Drew Beattie-"Betty re Testers" Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden Pocket Utopia 511 W 22nd Street New York NY 10011,
Mar 28, 2014
Event Julio Grinblatt-Of Light and Time 81 Hester Street New York, New York 10002,
Mar 29, 2014
Event Aleksandar Duravcevic-Sala Gaspar Plaza Doctor Letamendi, 34 08007 Barcelona,
Apr 03, 2014
Event Adams Puryear-Rare Forms Exhibition 67 West St. in Greenpoint, Brooklyn,
Apr 04, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Sensation David Richard Gallery LLC | 544 SOUTH GUADALUPE STREET, SANTA FE, NM 87501,
Apr 04, 2014
Event Diana Cooper- "New York Women" G Gallery, Houston TX,
Apr 05, 2014
Event Witts-Novella Gallery Novella Gallery 164 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002,
Apr 05, 2014
Event Christina Freeman, Sarada Rauch, & Baris Gokturk-Heliopolis Heliopolis NYC,
Apr 11, 2014
Event Kerry Downey-We owe each other everything CCS Bard / Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale, NY,
Apr 13, 2014
Event Alexandro Segade-"TAKE ECSTASY WITH ME" Whitney Museum of American Art NYC,
Apr 17, 2014
Event Katie Murray-Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood The Museum of Contemporary Photography,
Apr 18, 2014
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Cynthia Hahn

Professor of Art History; Director of Graduate Studies, Art History

Cynthia Hahn Bio ImageCynthia Hahn teaches both early and late medieval art at Hunter College and The Graduate Center. Her courses focus on issues of production and meaning for both medieval and contemporary makers and audiences. She has published on material from the early Christian period to the Gothic, from across Europe--Italy to England to the Byzantine East. Her work has appeared in Art History, Art Bulletin, Gesta, Speculum, and many other journals and collections. Her books include a study on the Hannover manuscript of the lives of saints Kilian and Margaret published by Graz, and Portrayed on the Heart: Narrative Effect in Pictorial Lives of the Saints from the Tenth through the Thirteenth Century, University of California Press, 2001. She has served on the boards of the ICMA, CASVA, and CAA online reviews, where she has also been an editor.

Hahn earned her PhD from the Johns Hopkins University and her MA from the University of Chicago. She has previously held teaching positions at Florida State University where she was Gulnar K. Bosch professor of Art History, the University of Chicago, the University of Delaware and the University of Michigan. Currently, Hahn’s projects include a book-length essay on reliquaries from early Christianity to the Sack of 1204 to be published in 2012 by Penn State University Press. That study began with her work on arm reliquaries ("The Voices of the Saints, What Do Speaking Reliquaries Say?" Gesta, 36, 1997.) and has grown into an examination of the art historical issues surrounding relics and reliquaries. The work has been supported by residences at the Institute for Advanced Study and the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France. In line with these interests, she  recently participated in the planning of the major exhibition  “Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in the Middle Ages” that had venues in Cleveland, Baltimore, and London.  She wrote an essay for the catalog.  During the run of the show, Hunter staged its own show in which medieval reliquaries were put in dialogue with contemporary art: Objects of Devotion and Desire: Medieval Relic to Contemporary Art.  The show was curated by Hahn and a group of M.A., Ph.D., and MFA. students.  (www.objectsofdevotionanddesire.com)

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