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Robin Jensen Appeared on CBS Sunday Morning on March 31

The CBS Sunday Morning video crew arrived early the morning of March 26 to set the stage for an interview in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery with Robin Jensen, Luce Chancellor’s Professor of the History of Christian Art and Worship at Vanderbilt University. Interviewed by CBS News correspondent Martha Teichner, Jensen was featured on CBS…

Posted by on March 27, 2013 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC


Christopher Johns Invited to Lecture at San Diego Museum of Art

Christopher Johns, Norma L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art, has been invited to lecture on March 30 at the symposium Piranesi, Rome, and the Arts of Design held in conjunction with the eponymous exhibition at the San Diego Museum of Art. His lecture, Piranesi and the Fabrication of Rome in the…

Posted by on March 22, 2013 in HART, VRC


Kevin Murphy Named History of Art Department Chair

The History of Art Department announces the appointment of Kevin Murphy, John Rewald Professor of Art History and Executive Officer of the Ph.D. Program in Art History at the Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York, as the new department chair beginning fall semester 2013. Professor Murphy (PhD, Northwestern University, 1992) has…

Posted by on March 22, 2013 in HART, VRC


StudioVU Presents Mendi + Keith Obadike on Wednesday, March 20

StudioVU: The Department of Art Lecture Series welcomes Mendi and Keith Obadike, who will speak about their music, live art and conceptual internet artworks at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, in Wilson Hall, room 103. Mendi + Keith began their collaboration in 1992, making conceptual internet art and sound art works. Their work has…

Posted by on March 18, 2013 in VRC


Students Invited to Submit Abstracts for Research Symposium

The History of Art Department invites students to submit abstracts of research papers written for upper-level courses or theses by Thursday, March 28, in preparation for the third annual HART Student Research Symposium on Thursday, April 18, at 4:00 p.m. in Cohen 203. Papers will be selected for presentation anonymously by HART faculty. Abstracts should…

Posted by on March 12, 2013 in Student/Alumni, VRC


Huey Copeland to Deliver Goldberg Lecture on March 14

Huey Copeland, director of graduate studies and associate professor of art history at Northwestern University, will present the spring 2013 Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Thursday, March 14, at 4:10 p.m. in 203 Cohen Hall. In his lecture, Relative Fictions, or, Incidents in the Life of Modernism, drawn from…

Posted by on March 4, 2013 in HART, Lectures, VRC


Tsakirgis to Lecture on Dinsmoor and Design of Nashville Parthenon

Barbara Tsakirgis, associate professor of classics and history of art, Vanderbilt University, will deliver the American Institute of Archaeology lecture on Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. at the Nashville Parthenon in Centennial Park. Her lecture is entitled “The Athens of the South: William Bell Dinsmoor and the Design of the Nashville Parthenon.” Dinsmoor was…

Posted by on March 4, 2013 in HART, Lectures, VRC


Fine Arts Gallery Highlights British Art in Exhibit Opening March 13

British art from Vanderbilt University’s Fine Arts Gallery Collection is the focus of an exhibit titled Four Hundred Years of British Art, which will open on Wednesday, March 13, in the Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Hall with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. This comprehensive survey—the first of its kind in more than…

Posted by on March 4, 2013 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC


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