St. Peter's colonnade on a cloudy day in Rome

reconstruction of Tatlin's 1921 monument to the Third International, seen in the Tretiakov Gallery of modern and contemporary art

Dr. Roann Barris

Prof. of Art History and Chair, Art Dept.

202 Porterfield; x. 6001; email:

modern art in a museum in Rome

Display in the Maiakovskii Museum

A little about me

Course Connections from before the days of D2L (they're not completely current but they may be helpful)


The Short Exhibition: planned by the Museum Studies class of spring 2013

ARTH420: 20th century Art History (spring 2012)

Barris's art history videos, made to acompany ART216: watch and enjoy (?); the longest is shorter than 20 minutes; most are about 10 - 15 minutes; they have images and narration (you'll need a video player of some sort)

1. Iconography

2. The Competition for the Doors

3. Analysis of the Arnolfini Portrait

4. Trecento Renaissance, introduction

5. Introduction to the Northern  European Renaissance

6. Perspective

7. Art and Anatomy

8. Nastagio degli Onesti

9. Durer

10. Versailles

11. Pastel Portraits

12. Architectural revivals

13. Photography introduction