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For over thirty thousand years human beings have been recording, remarking upon and reimagining their existences through visual images and objects.  From the cave paintings at Lascaux and Altamira to the iconic sculpture of Michelangelo to the computer generated art of our own time we have striven to make, understand and admire art. The history of this endeavor is both profound and exhilarating; a rich inheritance for both the artist and the scholar alike…

Art & Art History News

Fit for Florence

Wright State art historian Caroline Hillard wins prestigious Harvard fellowship to write a book on the Renaissance
Caroline Hillard, associate professor of art and art history, will spend a year in Florence, Italy, researching the Etruscan influence on the Renaissance.

Night moves

Late hours helped Wright State senior Caroline Lawson develop her painting skills
Fine art major Caroline Lawson's artwork has been displayed in the Wright State Stein Galleries, at ArtsGala and the Dayton Visual Arts Center.