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June, 2014

Gallery Exhibit of Polish Theatre Posters in Honor of Don Evans

Presented in honor of the late Don Evans, who for much of his professional career taught art at Vanderbilt University, Curiouser and Curiouser—Avant-garde Polish Theatre Posters from the 1970s features a selection of posters given by Evans that are from a particularly rich period of Eastern European graphic art design. Evans, who developed a national…

Posted by on June 16, 2014 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC

Student-Curated Exhibit Features Objects from Ancient China

From Tomb to Temple: Unearthing Ancient China Through the Vanderbilt University Art Collection, an exhibit organized by the Department of History of Art in conjunction with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, will open on Thursday, June 19, in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. The exhibit represents the first student-curated exhibit to be…

Posted by on June 11, 2014 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, Student/Alumni

Book by Christopher Johns Set for Fall 2014 Release

Until relatively recently, most scholars considered the notion of a Catholic Enlightenment either oxymoronic or even illusory, since the received wisdom was that the Catholic Church was a tireless and indefatigable enemy of modernist progress. According to Christopher Johns, Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art, the eighteenth-century papacy recognized many…

Posted by on June 10, 2014 in HART, VRC

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