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Janet Catherine Berlo

Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Art And Art History

Areas of expertise: Indigenous art, American quilt history, nineteenth century American visual culture

Press contact:
Valerie Alhart

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Exhibit: Kimono Quilts 2004-2007

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News Releases

Kimono Quilts 2004-2007, an exhibition of wall quilts by art history professor Janet Catherine Berlo
December 31, 2007

Nell Freudenberger Awarded Annual Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize
October 17, 2007

Lectures and Exhibit Examine What Material Goods Say About Society
October 11, 2007

Author, Art Historian Janet Berlo Receives Fellowship to Clark Institute
May 04, 2004

Professor Berlo is interested in critiques of museum representations of indigenous peoples; Native North American visual cultures. Particular areas of expertise include Plains Indians graphic arts since 1850; women's representational practices; American quilt history and nineteenth-century vernacular visual culture.