Gallery view of an exhibition of prints
Tours & Talks

Exhibition Walk-through: Zirwat Chowdhury on Groove: Artists and Intaglio Prints, 1500 to Now

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UCLA Professor of Art History Zirwat Chowdhury leads a walk-through of the exhibition Groove: Artists and Intaglio Prints, 1500 to Now.

Capacity is limited. Visitors will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.


Zirwat Chowdhury’s research and teaching explore the interconnected histories and historiographies of art and visual culture in Britain, France, South Asia, and the Atlantic world in the 18th and 19th centuries. Her research has been supported by the Hellman Society of Fellows at UCLA, Getty Research Institute (NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship), William Andrews Clark Memorial Library/Center for 17th– and 18th-Century Studies at UCLA (Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship), Institute of Historical Research (Mellon Dissertation Fellowship), Huntington Library (Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship), Paul Mellon Center for Studies in British Art, and the Yale Center for British Art. She is also an alumna of the Attingham Summer School (’13) and Royal Collection Studies (’18). Dr. Chowdhury served as Journal 18’s Notes & Queries Editor from 2019-2021. Prior to joining the Department of Art History at UCLA, she taught at Reed College and Bennington College. She also served as the Community Development Director for the Town of Bennington in Vermont.


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