Prizes

Each year the Department of Art History awards the Feitler Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate Work to the best BA Paper written in the each year. The prize is awarded by the middle of Spring Quarter.

Feitler Prize

2017

 

“Out of Stone, Into Water: Reflecting History and Myth on Tres Zapotes Monument C,” Theodore Watler

 

2016

 

“Architectures of Collectivity: Swedish Cooperative Housing in Stockholm, 1935-1945,” Giuliana Vaccarino Gearty

 

2015

 

“Domestic City: Frank Lloyd Wright Apartment Houses in Chicago, 1895-1909,” Daniel Cioffi

 

2014

 

“Smooth Sides and Shining Surfaces: Looking Closely at Olmec Style,” Abigail LaPier

 

2013

 

“Time Pieces: Suture in Christian Marclay's The Clock (2010),” Minna Schilling

 

2012

 

“Seeing Through Crystal: Picturing Transformation in a Late Medieval Morse of Saint Francis,” Julia Silverman

 

2011

 

“Paul Strand’s Peopled Landscapes: Re-reading Form and Politics in The Mexican Portfolio and Beyond,” Emilia Mickevicius

 

2010

 

“Absolutism for Dessert: Louis XV's Biscuit Porcelain Figurines and the Construction of French Royal Authority,” Stephen Kolb

 

2009

 

“Digging Deeper: Massimo Vignelli's Map and the Redesign of the New York Subway, 1968-1979, “Emma Boast

 

2008

 

“Form or Fingernails: On the Situation of the Art of the Mentally Ill in Modernity,” Kaitlin Pomerantz

 

2007

 

“The Paradox of Representation: Gerhard Richter's Abstract Figuration,” Antonia Pocock

2006

“The Imitator's Art: Devotion and Ethics in an Early Goltzius Print,” Emily Warner