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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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Tara Zanardi

Professor of Art History

Tara Zanardi Goya

Tara Zanardi teaches courses on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European art that consider a wide range of topics, such as art and politics, the development of museums, national identities and cultural representations, fashion, gender, and global exchange. Her expertise and research interests cover the visual and material culture of Spain. She has published articles in The Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Dieciocho, Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte, and Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture, and has written book reviews for CAA-online. She has a forthcoming essay, “Majas and Marcialidad: The Mantilla as ‘Agent’ of Identity” in the anthology, The Gendered Object in the Long Eighteenth Century, eds. Jennifer Germann and Heidi Strobel (Ashgate). Her first book-length manuscript, Majismo and the Pictorial Construction of Elite Identity in Eighteenth-Century Spain, is forthcoming from Pennsylvania State University Press (2015).


She is currently working on a second book-length project, Global Exchange and Tropical Play: Chinería in Spanish Visual and Material Culture for which she received a PSC-CUNY grant to conduct preliminary archival research in Spain in 2013-2014. In this book, she will explore the highly fashionable and ‘exotic’ eighteenth-century decorative mode of chinoiserie in primarily two major sites, the royal palaces of Madrid and Aranjuez. It will be the first in-depth analysis of chinoiserie in Spanish interior design, textiles, and decorative arts.

Zanardi received her MA and PhD from the University of Virginia. She has held previous teaching posts at Roger Williams University, Appalachian State University, and the University of Virginia. She has given lectures at conferences for the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and CAA, and recently participated in the symposium, “Fashion Studies Today,” jointly sponsored by the Graduate Center, CUNY and New York University (2012). She has also chaired sessions for the Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture. Zanardi has received grants from the Fulbright Program, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain and United States, Hunter College’s Presidential Fellowship, PSC-CUNY, and the American Association of University Women.


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Undergrad. Communications Studio