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Mary Frances Ivey

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Mary Frances will begin her PhD coursework specializing in contemporary art in the fall of 2018. In addition to art since 1960, her interests include artists of sixteenth-century Italy, the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic, and nineteenth-century France. Across epochs, her research often examines changing conceptions of feminine identities; imagery of the aging body; anthropomorphic treatment of objects; and presentation of the body’s surface as a material. 

Fields of Study

Art since 1960
Artists of sixteenth-century Italy
The seventeenth-century Dutch Republic
Nineteenth-century France


MA, University of Kansas
BA, Millsaps College

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