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Dr. Katherine A. Schwab

Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
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Beloved Caryatids Come Alive at Greek Consulate Exhibit in New York

An exhibit at the Greek Consulate in Manhattan features the research of Dr. Katherine Schwab, Professor of Art History. This photography display depicts modern women whose hair is styled after caryatids, the sculpted female figures used as column in Ancient Greece.

Posted in The National Herald in 2/25/15


Living Stone Maidens: The Caryatid Hairstyles Project

This article explores Professor Katherine A. Schwab’s fascinating project at the Greek Consulate in New York.

Published in Greek News – the Greek-American Weekly Newspaper on 3/2/15


Archeologist's Eye: Art Notes

"An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab," currently on display at the Georgia Museum of Art through Sunday, Dec. 7, seeks to examine what has been preserved and what has been lost within the mythological narratives decorating the Parthenon.

Published in Flagpole on 10/1/14


Georgia Museum of Art opens two new exhibitions

As an traveling exhibition of drawings by Dr. Katherine Schwab, professor of art history, moved to the Georgia Museum of Art, the museum's guest curator called the works "an epiphany." "These drawings bring us intimately close to the sculptures and allow us to see anew the dramatic narrative immediacy that defined much of the best Greek art of the High Classical period."

Published in Artdaily.org on 9/15/14


An archaeologist's eye: The Parthenon drawings of Katherine A. Schwab

Dr. Katherine Schwab, professor of art history, discussed her work studying and drawing parts of the Parthenon. "It would not surprise me if many artists recognized this subtle sense of connecting with the work of the sculpton(s) {of} long ago," she said.

Published in The Washington Post on 6/8/14