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Razan Francis' work centers on the visual culture of the Islamic world with a focus on Iberia and the Mediterranean. She explores the relationship of cultural identity and artistic practice in multiethnic environments and the discourse of images and craftsmanship in Islamic cultures.
Seojeong Shin teaches the history of Asian art and Chinese landscape paintings and prints. She is especially interested in how literati culture became more accessible during the premodern and early modern period of Asia.
Vanessa Lyon's teaching and research range from early Renaissance to modern and contemporary visual culture with a focus on European painting. She is especially interested in cross-cultural exchange, the intersectionality of gender, race, and theology in early modern visuality, and the legacies of the 'Old Masters' in subsequent art and its histories.
Art History, a leading journal in the field, has published an essay by Vanessa Lyon called "A Psalm for King James: Rubens's Peace Embracing Plenty and the Virtues of Female Affection at Whitehall.”
As the Robert Frost Stone House Museum opens for its second season under Bennington College’s stewardship, visitors to the property will be invited to reimagine Frost and his surrounding environment with (Im)Possibilities of Landscape, a senior curatorial work presented by Sophia Gasparro ’19.