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Vivien Fryd Presented Lecture at UW-Madison in October

Professor Vivien G. Fryd was one of a select few alumni from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s graduate program to present a talk at the symposium, “Art History as a Window on Global Culture: New Research,” celebrating 85 years of education, research and enrichment for generations of students, faculty, and community at large. Her lecture, “Ringgold’s…

Posted by on October 30, 2011 in HART

Alumnae Featured at History of Art Roundtable on October 21

As part of Vanderbilt’s Homecoming 2011 events, the History of Art Roundtable will feature four Vanderbilt alumnae in a panel session on Friday, October 21, from 3:30 to 4:15 pm in Cohen Hall 203. Martha Campbell BA’06, Katie Delmez BA’95, Anna Dubose BA’01, and Susan Knowles BA’74, MLS’75, MA’86, will discuss their careers related to…

Posted by on October 20, 2011 in VRC

Mara Sprafkin

Two Installations On View in Space 204’s Gallery

Two captivating installations open Thursday, October 20, in Space 204 with a reception from 4 to 6 pm. Mara Sprafkin’s installation She Would Have Thought Twice, Possibly Three Times and Justin Farris Braun’s they see themselves from the inside will be on display through Friday, December 9. Sprafkin’s installation, She Would Have Thought Twice, Possibly…

Posted by on October 19, 2011 in Fine Arts Gallery, VRC


Polar Probings: Sculpture by Gabriel Warren opens October 13

Gabriel Warren, the first artist-in-residence in Antarctica, creates sculptures using natural ice formations as source material. Polar Probings, an exhibit of works by the artist, will be on display from October 13 through December 8 in the Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. The opening reception is on Thursday, October…

Posted by on October 18, 2011 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery


Romantic Art and the Natural Sciences: Focus of Goldberg Lecture on October 20

Dorothy Johnson, Roy J. Carver Professor of Art History, University of Iowa, will deliver the fall 2011 Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture on Thursday, October 20, at 4:10 p.m. in room 203 of Cohen Hall on the Peabody campus. Her lecture is entitled Elective Affinities: Romantic Art and the Natural Sciences from Girodet…

Posted by on October 18, 2011 in HART, Lectures, VRC

José Galvez; Man in Hazmat Suit

Sarratt Gallery Features Photographs of José Galvez

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sarratt Gallery will host a gallery talk by José Galvez on Thursday, October 13, at 5:00 pm followed by an opening reception and exhibit featuring photographs of the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer. Galvez’s works will be on view at the Sarratt Gallery through October 29. For almost 40 years, Galvez…

Posted by on October 13, 2011 in Events

Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons: MAMA/RECIPROCAL ENERGY

Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Featured on Campus and at the Frist

Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, one of the most significant artists to emerge from the Cuban post-revolutionary era, will lead a conversation about race in her native country on Wednesday, October 12, at 5:30 p.m. in Cohen Hall 203. Joining Campos-Pons in a panel discussion entitled Exile, Memory and Identity: A Conversation about Race in Cuba are…

Posted by on October 12, 2011 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures

Architektur Gaudi, Barcelona | architecture Gaudi, Barcelona

Study Abroad Series: Reflections on the Artistic Rhythms of Barcelona

My initial impression of Barcelona’s rich art legacy is inextricably tied to my first introduction to the city in early January, only a few hours after I had stepped from the plane into the pulsating, flashy, thriving cityscape. It must have been around 10 pm, and for the first time my study abroad group had…

Posted by on October 10, 2011 in HART, Student/Alumni

Students in HART 295 assist renowned artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons with art installation

Students in HART 295 assist renowned artist Marie Magdalena Campos-Pons with art installation

Students in Professor Fryd’s HART 295 class helped Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons plant bulbs for her installation, October 2011. From l-r in the back: Stephanie Schmidt, Christi Weinhuff, Margo Danis, Liz Furman, Kevin Manning; in front l-r Margaret Coleman, Kelly Sorren.

Posted by on October 1, 2011 in HART

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