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July, 2012

Elizabeth Moodey: Color Choices at the Burgundian Court

Within the codes of late medieval dress, artists used color not only to indicate rank or occupation but also to delineate mood or moral character. Elizabeth Moodey, assistant professor of history of art, presented a paper, titled Ledit duc, ledit jour: Color Choices at the Burgundian Court, at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at…

Posted by on July 24, 2012 in HART, VRC


Patrick Gilbreath Joins Visual Resources Center

The Visual Resources Center welcomes Patrick Gilbreath as the new assistant visual resources curator in our department. Gilbreath, who graduated from Vanderbilt in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in French and economics, recently moved back to Nashville from Pennsylvania State University where he received a master’s degree in art history this spring. As a graduate…

Posted by on July 18, 2012 in HART, Student/Alumni, VRC


Event Celebrates Generosity of Tom Brumbaugh and Olen Bryant

Olen Bryant, Alan LeQuire, and Barbara Russell A colossal portrait head of Marian Anderson, internationally acclaimed contralto, from Alan LeQuire’s Cultural Heroes series was the centerpiece of an event honoring Tom Brumbaugh and Olen Bryant on June 24 at the Portland Public Library of Sumner County, Tennessee. Friends from across the region came to pay…

Posted by on July 11, 2012 in Events, HART, Student/Alumni


Drawings of Vanderbilt Professor and Alumna On View at the Frist

Drawings by Mark Hosford, associate professor of art, and alumna Kristi Hargrove are on view at the Frist Center’s Conte Community Arts Gallery through October 28. Metamorphoses, which also includes work by Erin Anfinson and Chris Scarborough, features forty-one drawings that reveal novel forms and fragments rendered with consummate skill and juxtaposed in unexpected ways,…

Posted by on July 9, 2012 in Events, HART, Student/Alumni


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