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Two New Exhibitions Open in Space 204 Gallery on August 30

The Department of Art opens the fall semester with two new exhibitions in the Space 204 gallery: Mind Reader by Sarah Applebaum and The Other Side by Nick DeFord. The University community is invited to attend the opening reception on Thursday, August 30, from 4 to 6 pm. Describing Mind Reader as a “personal parade”…

Posted by on August 27, 2012 in Events, VRC


Gallery Intern Broadens Her Understanding of Research

Katherine Calvin, a history of art major who will graduate in 2013, discovered the excitement of doing independent research as a Fine Arts Gallery intern last semester. Calvin wrote about her experience in VUpoint, a publication distributed to first-year students to explain “the ins and outs” of Vanderbilt. To read Calvin’s essay, go to http://commonplace.vanderbilt.edu/hosted/VUpoint2012.pdf…

Posted by on August 27, 2012 in Student/Alumni, VRC


Alumna Pursues Graduate Degree in Art Education

Grace Burnworth, who graduated from Vanderbilt in May, loved the overlap of art history and studio art as a double major. Now at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she is pursuing a master’s degree in art education. “Because of the education in art that I received at Vanderbilt, I want to educate others in…

Posted by on August 27, 2012 in Student/Alumni, VRC


Tracy Miller Named Interim Chair of History of Art Department

A specialist in the ritual architecture of medieval China, Tracy Miller, associate professor of history of art and former director of the Asian Studies Program, is the new chair of the Department of History of Art for the 2012-2013 academic year. Miller, who joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2000, teaches courses in East Asian art…

Posted by on August 24, 2012 in HART, VRC


Prints and Poetry Unite in Fine Arts Gallery Exhibit

Prints and poetry unite in the exhibit, Material Glance: A Portfolio of Lithographs by Antoni Tàpies and Poems by Shūzō Takiguchi, on view at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery through September 27. Published in 1975, Material Glance (Llambrec Material) features Antoni Tàpies (1923-2012), Spanish artist who emerged in the post-World War II era; and Shūzō…

Posted by on August 20, 2012 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC


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