Author Archives: William Gassaway

Exhibition curated by PCSNY member Lois Martin

Site-specific installation in the Ildiko Butler Gallery Academic Year: 2018–2019 Dates: September 15–October 31, 2018 Title: Still Streaming Visual Artist: Shelley Jordon Sound Artist/Composer: Kurt Rohde Curator: Lois Martin eBook Link Still Streaming features works on paper alongside hand-painted animations … Continue reading

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Exhibition by PCSNY member Barbara Braun

Please join us in celebration of the opening for Reflections in Oil: Paintings by Barbara Braun, class of 66′ NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts Opening reception Friday, October 5th, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on view through January 27th, … Continue reading

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PCSNY October Lecture

Classic Central Veracruz Art in Mesoamerican Art History Rex Koontz Professor of Art History, University of Houston This presentation surveys key aspects of the art of Classic Central Veracruz, including the yoke/hacha/palma complex and the monumental center of El Tajín, … Continue reading

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PCSNY September Lecture

Pre-Columbian Art History in the Age of the Wall Lisa Trever Lisa and Bernard Selz Associate Professor in Pre-Columbian Art History and Archaeology Columbia University In an era of renewed politicization of the US southern border, and with federal calls … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2018–2019 PCSNY Lecture Series

It is our great pleasure to share with you the schedule for the 2018–2019 Pre-Columbian Society of New York Lecture Series: Sep. 12, 2018—Lisa Trever, Lisa and Bernard Selz Associate Professor in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology, Columbia University Oct. 30, … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu (Brooklyn Museum, through November 25, 2018)

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu May 18–November 25, 2018 Great Hall, 1st Floor For millennia, ancient peoples of the Andes created quipus—complex record-keeping devices, made of knotted cords, that served as an essential medium for reading and writing, registering and remembering. New … Continue reading

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PCSNY April Lecture

Images in a World without Words: Questioning the Canon in Moche Studies Sarahh Scher Visiting Lecturer Salem State University   As the scholarship on Moche art expands, it is becoming clear that only a small group of artworks is most … Continue reading

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PCSNY March Lecture (POSTPONED)

POSTPONED: The Pre-Columbian Society of New York regrets to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances our March lecture scheduled for Thursday, March 8th, has been postponed. The announcement of an alternative date will follow. Thank you for your understanding. Entangled Tesserae: Looking at Classic … Continue reading

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PCSNY February Lecture

From the Heart of the Andes: On the Making of Golden Kingdoms Joanne Pillsbury Andrall E. Pearson Curator of Ancient American Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art Octopus Frontlet. Gold, chrysocolla, shell. Moche, A.D. 300–600. Peru, La Mina. Museo de la … Continue reading

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PCSNY December Lecture

The Archipelago and the Arc of Time: Continuities across 2,000 Years of Pre-Columbian Caribbean Art Lawrence Waldron Assistant Adjunct Professor City University of New York As archaeological information about the ancient Antilles has become increasingly fine-grained, Caribbean pre-Columbianists have begun … Continue reading

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