Angelika Pagel, Ph.D. - Professor of Art History
Department of Visual Arts - Weber State University
University Circle 2001 - Ogden, Utah 84408-2001
Office: 801-626-6763
[email protected]
EDUCATION
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Art History: University of California, Berkeley, May 1987.
Dissertation: European Art and Literary Reviews of the Fin-de-Siècle: A Comparative Study in
the Social History of Art.
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Art History: University of California, Los Angeles, 1981.
Thesis: The Rise and Fall of Franz von Stuck: A Study in the Social History of Art.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Art History: University of California, Los Angeles, 1979.
TEACHING
Weber State University, Assistant to Full Professor of Art History, September 1986-Present.
Brigham Young University, Visiting Professor, teaching course on Contemporary Art
in the BYU Art Department, for undergraduate and graduate students, Winter semester 1990.
University of Idaho, Moscow, Instructor of Art, September 1985 - June 1986.
Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Instructor of Art History, September 1983 - June 1984.
University of California, Berkeley, Teaching Assistant, Spring and Fall quarters 1982
(with Professor Peter Selz).
University of California, Los Angeles, Teaching Assistant, Winter and Spring
quarters 1980-81 (with Professor Albert Boime).
OTHER ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT
Research Assistant to the Curator of American Art at the DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, 1982.
Tutor of Art History in the UCLA Academic Advancement Program, 1980.
Reader for a class in Contemporary Art, UCLA , 1980 (with Professor David Kunzle).
Assistant to the Art Librarian, UCLA, 1978-1980.
COURSES TAUGHT
BFA Seminar and Thesis, Weber State University, Fall 2010 (with Matt Choberka).
Nature and Art, Weber State University Honors Seminar, Spring 2008 (with Dr. Sam Zeveloff).
Study-Abroad: Art and Architecture in Venice, Italy: From Byzantine to Renaissance and
Contemporary Art at the Venice Biennale, Weber State University Study-Abroad Program, Summer
2007 (team-taught).
Study-Abroad: Art and Architecture of Peru, Weber State University Study-Abroad Program,
Summer 2005 (team-taught).
Modernism 1860 - 1960, Weber State University, 1986-Present.
Contemporary Visual Culture, Weber State University, 1986-Present.
Native American Art of the Southwest: From the Anasazi to the Present, Weber State University,
1991-Present.
Art and Architecture of the World (two-semester global survey from the Paleolithic through the
Present), Weber State University, 1986-Present.
BFA Seminar, Weber State University, Spring 1992 and Spring 2002 (team-taught).
Senior Seminar, Weber State University, Fall 1992 (team-taught).
History of Photography, Weber State University, 1986-1993.
Introduction to Art for Non-Art Majors, Weber State University, 1986-1992.
Contemporary Art: Post-1945 to the Present, Brigham Young University, Winter 1990.
20th Century European and American Art History, University of Idaho, Moscow, Spring 1986.
19th Century European Art History, University of Idaho, Moscow, Fall 1985.
Senior Seminar in Art History for Art Majors, Washington State University, Pullman, WA,
Spring 1984.
Modern Art: 19th and 20th Centuries, Washington State University, Pullman, WA,
Fall and Spring semesters 1983-84.
Art Appreciation, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Spring and Fall semesters 1983-84.
PUBLICATIONS
"The Industrial Sublime". Essay published in the catalogue for the exhibition "Edward Burtynsky:
The Industrial Sublime". The catalogue accompanied the exhibition which originated at Weber
State University (August 15 - November 22, 2011), and then travelled to the University of
Wyoming (January 28 - May 5, 2012) and the Frist Center for the Visual Arts (May 25 -
September 2, 2012).
“The Immobile Cyclone: Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty”, web-publication on the Golden Spike
National Historic site @ www.nps.gov/gosp; currently not on the website.
“Jugendstil and Racism: An Unexpected Alliance” in RACAR (Revue d'Art Canadienne/Canadian
Art Review), University of Calgary Press, XIX, 1-2/1992, 97-111. This special issue of RACAR
on "Art as Propaganda", though dated 1992, was not published until October 1994.
“Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation 1965-1985” in Weber Studies, Weber State University,
Spring/Summer 1994. (Book review).
“Body Languages: Recent Paintings by Jean Lambert” in The Unclosed Hand, exhibition catalog,
published and copyrighted by the contributors and artists. Exhibition held at the Salt Lake Art
Center, January 1994. (Review/Essay).
Oh Susannah. Salt Lake City: Salt Lake City Art Center, 1992.
A small exhibition catalog for a one-person show of a local painter.
"Oh Susannah" in CATALYST, Salt Lake City, November 1992, vol.11, No.9. Reprint of essay from
preceding entry.
"Reflections on the Human Condition: John Erickson and Susan Fleming at the Phillips" in Salt Lake
Art Center Newsletter. Salt Lake City: Salt Lake Art Center Newsletter, Winter 1992.
(Review/critique).
"A Mountain West Photography Biennial That's Eager to Please" in Salt Lake Art Center Newsletter.
Salt Lake City: Salt Lake Art Center, Summer 1991. (Art criticism)
"Jugendstil and Racism: An Unexpected Alliance " in Abstracts and Program Statements. New York:
College Art Association, 1991.
"Lee Udall Bennion " in A View of Four. Salt Lake City: Utah Arts Council and the Salt Lake
Art Center, 1990.
"Peaceable Kingdom " in ARTWEEK, May 6, 1989. (Review).
SELECT UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS
The Sedona Journey of Dorothea Tanning and Max Ernst: Surrealism, Nature, Culture and Gender.
Manuscript and video.
Boneshakers, Bloomers, Breeches and Women: The Bicycle as an Agent of Women's Liberation Observed in
the Poster Art of the Fin-de-Siècle.
SELECT PRESENTATIONS 2002-2013
Guest-lecture: From the English Arts and Crafts Movement to Art Nouveau: European Design 1888-1914,
presented to the "History of Design" class, Weber State University, Fall 2013.
Guest-lecture: The Iconography of the Sphinx: From the Pharaohs and the Greeks to Freud and the Oedipus
Complex, presented in conjunction with Weber State University's Greek Festival, Fall 2013.
Guest-lecture: Edward Burtynsky, presented to the National Advisory Council, Weber State
University Shaw Gallery, Fall 2011.
Guest-lecture: Fin-De-Siècle Affinities Between Music And The Visual Arts, presented to the "Vocal
Literature" class in the Department of Performing Arts, Weber State University, Fall 2011.
Guest-lecture: History of Graphic Design According to Pagel or: Modernism - Designing a New
World 1914-1939 presented to the "History of Design" seminar, Weber State University,
Fall 2010.
Guest-lecture: Klimt's Beethovenfrieze, presented to the "Vocal Literature" class in the Department of
Performing Arts, Weber State University, Fall 2009.
Paper presented: The Immobile Cyclone: Robert Smithson's 'Spiral Jetty'; Escalante Art Festival,
Escalante, Utah, September 2008.
Paper presented: Art Spiegelman's 'MAUS'; Holocaust Commemoration, Weber State University,
April 2008.
Panelist/Presentation: The Female Gaze: From the Cnidian Aphrodite to Barbara Kruger, presented
in conjunction with "The Female Gaze" exhibition, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery,
Weber State University, November 2007.
Panelist: in conjunction with the screening of The Rape of Europa at the Weber State University
Holocaust Commemoration, April 2007.
Panelist: Honors Issues Forum on the topic of "Why Art? The Value of the Arts to Society"; Weber
State University, October 2006.
Participant (chorus member and reader of one character): "The Vagina Monologues" presented by `
the Weber State University Associated Actors and Technicians as a benefit for local and national
programs for the prevention of domestic violence, February 2006.
Lecture: Kandinsky; in conjunction with the Weber State Department of Performing Arts and the
play "Six Degrees of Separation", November 2005.
Lecture: Of Gods, Heroes and Athletes; presented to the Honors class on "Intellectual Traditions:
Great Ideas of the West in the Classical and Medieval Eras", Weber State University, Fall 2002.
Lecture: Medieval: From St. Peter’s Basilica to Raphael’s ‘School of Athens; presented to the Honors
class on "Intellectual Traditions: Great Ideas of the West in the Classical and Medieval Eras";
Weber State University; Fall 2002.
DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHING THROUGH TRAVEL 2003-2013 (SELECTION)
Travel to Turkey: Istanbul, Ephesus, Priene, Miletus, Didyma, Cappadocia, Hattusas: Islamic Art,
Byzantine Art, Greco-Roman Art, the Hittites, the Istanbul Modern; Summer 2012.
London Museums: British Museum; the Tate Modern and the Tate Britain; Victoria and Albert
Museum; National Gallery; Courtauld Art Gallery; Spring 2012.
Washington D.C. Museums: National Gallery; Library of Congress; National Museum of the
Native American; Hirshhorn Museum; Smithsonian American Art Museum; Martin Luther
King Memorial; Vietnam Memorial; Spring 2012.
Travel to Mayan sites in Belize (Caracol and Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave) and Guatemala (Tikal
and un-named site in Péten rain forest); Summer 2010.
Berlin Museums: Jewish Museum; Berlinische Galerie (German modernism); Pergamon Museum
(Greek, Roman, Mesopotamian); Altes Museum (Queen Nefertiti); Kollwitz Museum;
Hamburger Bahnhof (Contemporary art); Summer 2009.
Travel to the Dessau Bauhaus and the Masters' Houses; Dessau, Germany; Summer 2009.
Travel to Native American Sites in Utah and Arizona: Anasazi Indian Village State Park - Wupatki
National Monument - Museum of Northern Arizona - Hualapai Indian Reservation - Edge
of the Cedars Museum and Ruins; September 2008.
Study-Abroad in Venice, Italy; attended the 52nd International Biennale; travel to museums and
sites in Rome; travel to Kassel, Germany to attend documenta 12; Summer 2007.
Attended College Art Association meetings and visited museums in Boston, February 2006,
and New York City; February 2007.
Travel throughout Spain: Madrid - Santiago de Compostela - Guggenheim Bilbao - Córdoba Sevilla - Granada - Barcelona; Summer 2006.
Study-Abroad in Peru (Ancient Peruvian cultures: museums and sites of Lima, Cusco and along
the Inca-Trail); Summer 2005.
Travel to Barcelona, Spain to study Gaudi's architecture; Summer 2004.
Sabbatical travel to Venice - Rome - Vienna - Budapest; Fall 2003.
SELECT HONORS/GRANTS
Dean of Arts and Humanities Faculty Development Grant, October 2008.
John A. and Telitha Lindquist Artistic/Creative Endeavor Award, Spring 2007.
MAIN PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
College Art Association, 1986-Present.