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Michael Leja to Deliver Goldberg Lecture on December 4

Michael Leja, professor of history of art and director of program in visual studies, University of Pennsylvania, will present the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Thursday, December 4, at 4:10 p.m. in 203 Cohen Hall. His lecture is entitled “Cubism in Bondage: Morgan Russell’s Synchromism,” with a reception to…

Posted by on November 17, 2014 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion Tonight in Cohen 203

In conjunction with I Am Unbeatable: Documenting and Celebrating Stories of Empowerment—Photographs by Donna Ferrato, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery will host a screening of Nashville Public Television’s documentary film Living in Fear at 6 pm on Thursday, November 13, in Cohen Memorial Hall, room 203. Following the film will be a panel discussion moderated…

Posted by on November 13, 2014 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC


Creating a 3D Scan of the Korean Sculpture Discovered at Peabody

Representatives from Novacopy and Creaform will be in Cohen Memorial Hall on Tuesday, November 25, at 10 a.m. to create a three-dimensional scan of a rare Korean funerary statue that resided for nearly 45 years outside Payne Hall on the Peabody College campus. The sculpture currently stands outside the entrance to the Fine Arts Gallery…

Posted by on November 7, 2014 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Technology, VRC


Sheri Shaneyfelt to Lecture on the Frist’s “Sanctity Pictured” Exhibit

Sheri Shaneyfelt, senior lecturer and director of undergraduate studies in the department of history of art, will give a lecture on Tuesday, November 11, at 6 pm in Cohen 203 to correlate with the current exhibit at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts entitled Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders…

Posted by on November 7, 2014 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


Mireille Lee Writes Monograph on Ancient Greek Dress

Mireille Lee, assistant professor of history of art and classical studies, has written the first general monograph on ancient Greek dress in English to be published in more than a century: Body, Dress and Identity in Ancient Greece, forthcoming in December from Cambridge University Press. By applying modern dress theory to the ancient evidence, Lee…

Posted by on November 7, 2014 in HART, VRC


Patricia Leighten to Deliver Goldberg Lecture on November 6

Patricia Leighten, professor of art history & visual studies, Duke University, will present the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Thursday, November 6, at 4:10 p.m. in 203 Cohen Hall. Her lecture is entitled “The Secret Life of Henri Cartier-Bresson,” with a reception to follow in the atrium. Leighten’s field…

Posted by on November 5, 2014 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


Vivien Fryd Presents Paper on Henry Ries at Berlin Conference

Vivien Green Fryd, professor of history of art, presented a paper on October 29 at the Fifth International Conference on the Image at the Freie Universität, Berlin. Fryd, niece of the New York Times photographer Henry Ries (1917-2004), addressed the topic Henry Ries’ Iconic Photograph of the Berlin Blockade: The Transformation of Germans from the…

Posted by on November 3, 2014 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


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