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Gallery Exhibit of Tim Hetherington’s Photographs Closing Soon

Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold, Photography by Tim Hetherington will be on view through Thursday, December 6, in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. Tim Hetherington, an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and British photojournalist, documented the experience of war from the perspective of the individual, mostly in West…

Posted by on November 28, 2012 in Fine Arts Gallery, VRC

Future of Electronic Books in Art, Art History, and Architecture

Recent shifts in the museum, technology, and rights-management worlds have convinced Patricia Fidler, publisher of Yale University Press’s art and architecture list, that scholarly art-history publishing has a promising digital future. An interesting read is Jennifer Howard’s article, “Art Publishers Look to Yale Press for Glimpse Into Their Digital Future,” that appeared in the October…

Posted by on November 28, 2012 in Technology, VRC

Vivien Fryd to Lecture on Faith Ringgold in Paris on December 6

Vivien Green Fryd, professor of history of art, will lecture on “The Transgenerational Trauma of Slavery in Faith Ringgold’s Slave Rape Story Quilt ” in Paris on December 6 at the Terra Foundation for American Art Europe. Fryd is currently the Terra Foundation Visiting Professor of American Art at the Freie Universität, Berlin. Faith Ringgold’s…

Posted by on November 26, 2012 in Events, HART, VRC

HART Society to View Carrie Mae Weems Exhibit on November 9

Join the Vanderbilt History of Art Society for ARTini: Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts on Friday, November 9. Shaun Giles, educator for outreach at the Frist, will lead an informal conversation about some of the works included in the exhibition. The group will…

Posted by on November 7, 2012 in Events, HART, VRC

Julia Murray to Deliver Goldberg Lecture on Thursday, November 8

Julia K. Murray, professor of art history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will deliver the Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Thursday, November 8, at 4:10 p.m. in Cohen Hall 203. Her lecture is entitled “The Cult of Confucius and the Shrine of His Robe and Cap.” Sponsored by the Norman L. and Roselea J….

Posted by on November 6, 2012 in VRC

Opera at Ingram Hall Inspired By Paintings of Edward Hopper

Vanderbilt Opera Theatre (Gayle Shay, director) and Vanderbilt University Orchestra (Robin Fountain, conductor) will present Operas in One Act—two contemporary operas, each one act long, on November 9 (8-10 p.m.) and November 11 (2-4 p.m.) at Blair School of Music’s Ingram Hall. Later the Same Evening, written in 2007 by Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer John Musto,…

Posted by on November 5, 2012 in Events, VRC

Sheri Shaneyfelt Receives Award for Excellence in Teaching

Sheri Shaneyfelt, senior lecturer in Renaissance and Baroque Art and director of undergraduate studies, has won the 2012 Harriet S. Gilliam Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Gilliam Award, established in 1995 in memory of Harriet S. Gilliam, B.A., 1966, recognizes a lecturer or senior lecturer who has achieved excellence in teaching undergraduates. Nominations are…

Posted by on November 5, 2012 in HART, VRC

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