August 24 Lecture & Book Signing with Noted Moran Scholar, Joni Kinsey
Program begins at 2:00 PM in Joslyn's Abbott Lecture Hall

Joni Kinsey, professor of American Art History in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Iowa, will discuss her book Thomas Moran's West: Chromolithography, High Art, and Popular Taste, which has recently been reprinted by Joslyn's Durham Center for Western Studies and Denver Art Museum's Petrie Center for Western American Art. Following the lecture, Dr. Kinsey will be available to visit with guests and sign copies of her book.

Joni Kinsey, professor of American Art History in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Iowa, will present - See more at: http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2012/02/20/visiting-art-history-professor-joni-kinsey-to-lecture-at-wvu-feb-23#sthash.boQXeJaq.dpuf

JONI L. KINSEY
received her Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 1989. She teaches a variety of courses that range from surveys of visual culture in the United States to topical subjects such as landscape painting and print culture. She focuses her research on nineteenth-century landscape painting and western art, but she also has written on other subjects such as nineteenth century popular prints, Grant Wood, and women artists.

She is the author of four books, Thomas Moran and the Surveying of the American West, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992; Plain Pictures: Images of the American Prairie, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996; The Majestic Grand Canyon: 150 Years in Art, First Glance Books, 1998, and most recently Thomas Moran's West: Chromolithography, High Art, and Popular Taste (University Press of Kansas, 2006).