“PREHISTORIC CAVE ART: DAWN OF HUMANITY”
Art History Lecture by Adjunct Professor Denise Prince, MA
Art History Events
Every semester, the art history program brings in distinguished scholars and area museum professionals to present their works to our community.
Meet-the-Faculty Art History Lecture
2:00 PM RR
"Redirecting the Gaze: Self-Portraits by Women Artists"
Yvonne K. Widenor, Visiting Assistant Professor
When first exploring a publication entitled 500 Self-Portraits, I was struck by the very low number of self-portraits by women illustrated in the book. This led me on an exploration of self-portraiture and they continue to intrigue me: whose self-portraits do we "value" more as a society? What motivates an artist to create a self-portrait? To whom is the gaze directed? Does the gaze look back at the artist or towards the viewer?