HAD Faculty Participated in CAA 2018

This past weekend several Pratt HAD faculty members participated in the 106th annual CAA Conference in Los Angeles.

Diana Gisolfi is a member of the CAA conference committee and the Italian Art Society Program Committee. Her book, Paolo Veronese and the Practice of painting in Late Renaissance Venice was featured at the Yale University Press booth.

Marsha Morton is Treasurer of the Affiliated Society, Historians of German, Scandinavian and Central European Art and Architecture or HGSCEA, an affiliate of the CAA. She presented the finance report at the annual business meeting of the organization during the CAA conference.

Anca Lasc presented her paper “Designed to Sell: Wechsler Bros. and the Formulation of a Global Window Design Aesthetic”, which was included in the “Global Placemaking” session.

Joyce Polistena chaired the session Interaction of Color Redux. Her objective was to take a look back to Josef Albers’ 1963 publication of “Interaction of Color” and apply some credible strategies to introduce neuroscience and phenomenology of color into traditional methodologies. Papers included: Blue Horse, Yellow Cow: Franz Marc, Romanticism, and the Color of Theosophy by Nathan J. Timpano; In Living Colour: Henryk Sta?ewski’s Interior Models by Marta Zboralska; Cycles of Trace by artist, Hijo Nam.

Joseph Kopta arranged research with the J. Paul Getty Museum. He participated in the International Center of Medieval Art sponsored manuscript study session and a curator-led exhibition and walk through the Getty Museum Manuscript Department’s current exhibit, “Outcasts: Prejudice and Persecution in the Medieval World”.

Lisa Banner presented a medal from, ASHAHS or American Society for the Hispanic Art Historical Studies, an affiliated society of CAA, to Jeffery Schrader called “Paballero de Honor y Devoción”.