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May, 2012

Fine Arts Gallery Exhibit Unites Prints and Poetry

Material Glance: A Portfolio of Lithographs by Antoni Tàpies and Poems by Shūzō Takiguchi opens Tuesday, May 29, in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Hall. Published in 1975, Material Glance (Llambrec Material) brings together two important creative figures of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: Antoni Tàpies (1923-2012), one of the most universally recognized…

Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART


Christopher Johns Lectures at Royal Academy of Arts

Christopher Johns, Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art, gave an invited lecture at the Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, London, on May 15. The lecture, titled Art and Culture in Rome in the 1750s, was sponsored by the Paul Mellon Centre for British Art as part of a symposium…

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in HART


Robin Jensen Examines Baptismal Imagery in Early Christianity

What does early Christian imagery reveal about the theological meaning of baptism? Robin Jensen, Luce Chancellor’s Professor of the History of Christian Art and Worship, addresses this theme in her latest book, Baptismal Imagery in Early Christianity: Ritual, Visual and Theological Dimensions (Baker Academic, 2012). Jensen illumines the theological meaning of baptism by examining the…

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in HART


History of Art Student Research Symposium 2012

[gigya src=”http://its.vanderbilt.edu/streaming_player/its_player.swf?file=rtmp://flash.its.vanderbilt.edu/deanofstudents/art_student_symposium_120418.mp4&autostart=false&image=&fullscreen=true&stretching=fill” quality=”high” width=”550″ height=”400″] The Student Research Symposium on April 18, sponsored by the Department of History of Art and the Vanderbilt History of Art Society, featured graduating history of art majors Elizabeth Furman, Angela Romano, Margot Danis, and Christi Weinhuff. The department documented their talks for a wider audience to view and enjoy:…

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in Events, HART


Art Gallery Exhibits on View through May 11

Two Vanderbilt art gallery exhibits will be open for viewing through Commencement Day, closing at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 11.   Reflections of the Dutch Golden Age: Etchings by Adriaen van Ostade from the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is housed on the main floor of Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus.  After…

Posted by on May 8, 2012 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART


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