The Senior Program

Senior art history majors prepare an extensive research project in connection with a seminar that is taken in the spring semester. The program culminates in an oral presentation before an audience of art history majors, faculty members and interested members of the College community.

Recent projects in art history include:

  • Refashioning Resistance: i-D, the Fanzine, and the Punk Aesthetic in London, Circa 1980-2000
  • The Maidservant’s Tale: Considering the role of Abra in depictions of Judith and Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi
  • Nothing Lasts Forever: The Aesthetics of Teenage Temporality Within Rookie Magazine
  • Experiential Learning and Experimental Printmaking in Early Modern Northern Europe
  • Are Mothers More Marketable Than Fathers?: An Analysis of Gender Depictions in Farm Security Administration Photography
  • Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Museum: An Analysis of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
  • Fashioning a Spectacle: Commodification in Contemporary Art and Luxury Fashion Campaigns


Department Name

Art History Department

Contact Name

Onno Oerlemans, Chair

Office Location
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323

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