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Exhibition of Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler and Live Painting Demonstration Marked by Record Attendance

The current Fine Arts Gallery’s exhibition America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler explores the works of America’s foremost portrait artist. Kinstler’s career has spanned over 70 years, and he has painted more than 2,000 individuals, including eight US presidents. More than 300 people attended the opening reception on March 23, setting a record attendance…

Posted by on March 29, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, VRC


Wond’ry Exhibit Opening March 29 Takes Digital Humanities into Three Dimensions

A new exhibit at the Wond’ry showcasing the work of Vanderbilt’s Slave Societies Digital Archive (SSDA) team will feature some unusual pieces of digital preservation: 3D-printed replicas of valuable artifacts from cultures linked to the Atlantic slave trade. The Vanderbilt community is invited to visit the exhibit and learn more about the SSDA at a reception…

Posted by on March 28, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, News, Technology, VRC


Rebecca VanDiver Attends Community Writing Session for Women Faculty

Rebecca VanDiver, assistant professor of African American art, was among 16 women faculty attending a writing session on March 2 offered by the Office of Inclusive Excellence. Designed to build community as well as offer dedicated time to work on writing projects, future sessions will be held from 8:30-11:00 a.m. on April 6, May 4 and…

Posted by on March 26, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


“Eikon: A Triple Encounter” Exhibition Opens at the Divinity School on March 23

Drawn from Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery’s collection of Zdenka Živković’s full-scale fresco copies created from the original paintings found in Macedonian and Serbian monasteries, the exhibition “Eikon: A Triple Encounter” opens Friday, March 23, at the Divinity School, room G-20, with a gallery reception from 4 to 6 pm. The exhibit will remain on view…

Posted by on March 22, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, VRC


David Jianwei Zhang to Present Digital Humanities Lecture on March 27

In 2016 Peking University established its own Experimental Teaching Center for Virtual Reality and Simulation in Archaeology. Faculty and students in Peking University’s Department of Cultural Heritage Studies are now systematically investigating and documenting historical buildings in China using such technologies as panoramic photography, photogrammetry, and 3D scanning. They hope to incorporate these technologies in…

Posted by on March 21, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, VRC


Fine Arts Gallery Opening March 23 with “America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler”

Portraits of leaders in the arts, painted by one of their own, are the focus of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery whose latest exhibit, America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler, showcases the storytelling skill of the country’s foremost living portraitist and celebrates a generation of creativity.The exhibit opens with a gallery reception from 5…

Posted by on March 20, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News


Maxwell Anderson at the Frist March 22: Modern Challenges in Ancient Art

Maxwell Anderson, consulting scholar, Mediterranean Section, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will address “Modern Challenges in Ancient Art” in a lecture held on Thursday, March 22, at 6:30 pm in the Frist Center Auditorium, 919 Broadway. The exhibition Rome: City and Empire at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, on view through…

Posted by on March 15, 2018 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, VRC


March 20 AIA Lecture at the Parthenon to Address Effects of Ancient and Modern Warfare on Civilizations

In an AIA lecture at 6 pm on Tuesday, March 20, at the Nashville Parthenon, Brian Rose, James B. Pritchard Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania, and Katherine Schwab, professor of visual and performing arts, Fairfield University, will jointly address the theme of  “Ancient Wars and Modern Conflicts.” They will discuss the effects of…

Posted by on March 15, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC

Heeryoon Shin to Address Women as Art Patrons in Early Modern India at March 14 Edit-a-Thon

As part of Vanderbilt Libraries’ Annual ART+FEMINISM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Heeryoon Shin, assistant professor of history of art, will address “Women as Patrons in Early Modern Asia” at 11:10 am on Wednesday, March 14, in the Central Library, room 418A. From 11 am-1 pm there will be a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related…

Posted by on March 12, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, VRC


Vivien Fryd Is Keynote Speaker at University of Arkansas Art History Symposium

Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art, is the keynote speaker at the University of Arkansas Art History Symposium March 8-9 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Fryd, niece of the New York Times photographer Henry Ries (1917-2004) will address the topic Henry Ries: The Berlin Wall as a Counter-Monument Atop the Ruins of War, Terror, and Division. Ries, a…

Posted by on March 9, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, News, VRC

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