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HART Cosponsors “The Portraits of Afro-Cuban Artist Erik Olivera Rubio” on December 4

Afro-Cuban portrait artist Erik Olivera Rubio focuses on the African experience in the Diaspora. His portraits are a modern expression of blackness—realistic, striking and colorful. As William Luis explains, Olivera Rubio’s work embraces black identity and “focuses on the strong, determined, remarkable, beautiful, and proud black figure.” Join the Latino and Latina Studies Program and…

Posted by on November 30, 2017 in Events, HART, News, VRC


HART Majors Rose Milnes and Lillian Boyle Awarded Fall 2017 Downing Grants

The Department of History of Art recently awarded Fall 2017 Downing grants to Rose Milnes and Lilliian Boyle. The department awards these Downing grants for travel to exhibitions and research centers to supplement academic instruction for HART majors who are in the Honors Program, in advanced seminars, or in upper-level “W” (writing) courses. These grants…

Posted by on November 28, 2017 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Heeryoon Shin Featured in November 9 Panel Discussion of Film on Indian Modernity

Nostalgia for the Future is a film about modernity, the making of the Indian citizen and the architecture of the home. It is a collaboration between filmmaker Avijit Mukul Kishore and architect Rohan Shivkumar, emerging from the intersection of their respective disciplines—architecture and documentary film—both of which have been ingrained in the discourse of utilitarianism…

Posted by on November 7, 2017 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Rebecca VanDiver’s Women in Art Class Exhibit On View in Visual Resources Center

Rebecca VanDiver’s HART 2755 Women in Art class have curated an exhibit that pays homage to Judy Chicago’s “The Dinner Party” installation (1979)—replete with porcelain plates and place mats or table runners imaginatively decorated by each student according to the individual artist represented:  Vanessa Bell, Isabel Bishop, Elizabeth Catlett, Teresita Fernández, Eva Gonzales, Dorothea Lange, Ana…

Posted by on November 1, 2017 in HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, VRC

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