Faculty News: Hallie Cohen Accepted as Visiting Artist to American Academy in Rome

December 27, 2017
  • Cohen at AAR
Hallie Cohen, Professor of Art and Director of The Hewitt Gallery of Art, has been accepted as a Visiting Artist to the American Academy in Rome for two weeks in January 2018.

Her project, A Two-way Street: The Reciprocity between Italian Neo-realist cinema and American abstract art, in collaboration with writer Francis Levy, will examine the visual tropes and locations of the “new wave” of American artists who came to Rome in the 50’s and 60’s.

About the American Academy in Rome

The American Academy in Rome is a leading American overseas center for independent studies and advanced research in the fine arts and humanities.

Their Visiting Artists and Scholars Program provides artists and scholars of any nationality the opportunity to participate in the intellectual study and artistic freedom, interdisciplinary exchange, and innovation that characterizes the American Academy in Rome.