1. Prof. Alshaibi joins global luminaries in Bellagio residency

    Invited to the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center residency program, University of Arizona School of Art Regents Professor Sama Alshaibi joined other top global artists, scholars and scientists tackling issues such as water and climate in addition to working on her art project that explores the impact of Iraq’s laws on women. Since 1959, the monthlong residency program in […]

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  2. Art Prof. Romano probes marble portrait of Alexander in new book

    Alexander the Great has been popular for over 2,300 years, but University of Arizona Art History Professor Irene Bald Romano explains how the image and myths surrounding one of history’s greatest military generals have been manipulated and appropriated in her new book. In “Beth Shean Studies: Aspects of Religion, History, Art, and Archaeology in Hellenistic and Roman Nysa-Scythopolis,” […]

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  3. Romano edits, co-authors ‘Fate of Antiquities in the Nazi Era’

    For University of Arizona Art History Professor Irene Bald Romano, a five-year journey with 15 other international scholars culminated last month when the authors saw their research published as a special online monograph, “The Fate of Antiquities in the Nazi Era.” The publication — edited and co-authored by Romano — presents for the first time a […]

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