Marilynn Board

Professor of

Art History

Brodie 224
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin
My Classes

ARTH 180:

    An introduction to architecture, painting, sculpture, and other art forms in non-Western cultures with emphasis on social, historical, and religious contexts. Offered every other semester

ARTH 287:
F/Avant-Garde Modernism

    The study of artistic responses to modernism's utopian visions and the devastation of two world wars. Major art movements include: Primitivism, Expressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Dada, Surrealism, the Bauhaus and Abstract Expressionism; artists include: Matisse, Picasso, Duchamp, Dali, Magritte, Kandinsky, Mondrian, and Pollock. Offered fall, odd years

ARTH 387:
Research Methods in Art Hist

    A study of the history of art history as a discipline and an analysis of diverse art, historical methodologies and theories. Intensive reading and writing, with stress on research skills, writing techniques, oral presentations and class discussion. Graduate school and career options will be explored. Prerequisites: Enrollment is limited to art history majors or students with significant art history background who have received permission from the instructor. Offered every fall