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Fine Arts Gallery Exhibit of Contemporary Mosaics Opens March 13 in Cohen Hall

Embodied: Mosaic Arts International 2019 Invitational, an exhibition surveying figurative works by five renowned mosaic artists working today, will open on Wednesday, March 13, in Vanderbilt’s Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. Join us for the opening reception from 5 to 7 pm in the atrium. Featured artists are Lilian…

Posted by on March 11, 2019 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, Visual Resources Center, VRC


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Fine Arts Gallery Exhibit on Five Centuries of Woodcuts Closes Friday, March 1

Then & Now: Five Centuries of Woodcuts—on view through Friday, March 1—features more than forty prints from Vanderbilt’s collections, surveying the wide range of woodcuts created over 500 years and across many cultures. Together, these works speak to the arresting potential of the woodcut medium and its persistent place in contemporary art. The Vanderbilt Fine…

Posted by on February 25, 2019 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Digital Futures, Archaeological Pasts: Student-Curated Exhibition Extended Through January 31

Digital Futures, Archaeological Pasts, a student-curated exhibition in Vanderbilt’s Fine Arts Gallery, will remain on view through January 31 in Cohen Memorial Hall. During the spring semester 2018, nine history of art students studied a selection of ancient Mediterranean antiquities from the gallery’s permanent collection. The objects at the center of the exhibit range in…

Posted by on January 15, 2019 in Digital Humanities, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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“Then & Now: Five Centuries of Woodcuts” Opens January 10

Then & Now: Five Centuries of Woodcuts (January 10-March 1, 2019) features more than forty prints from Vanderbilt’s collections, surveying the wide range of woodcuts created over 500 years and across many cultures. Together, these works speak to the arresting potential of the woodcut medium and its persistent place in contemporary art. The Vanderbilt Fine…

Posted by on January 3, 2019 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


“Pompeii Archive: Recent Photographs by William Wylie” Closes December 6

Destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, the ancient city of Pompeii has captured the imagination of the public since it was first excavated in 1748. Pompeii Archive: Recent Photographs by William Wylie, on view in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery through December 6, features a selection of recent work by artist…

Posted by on December 4, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, VRC


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William Wylie to Lecture November 14 on The Possibility of Ruins: A Pompeii Archive

Destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, the ancient city of Pompeii has captured the imagination of the public since it was first excavated in 1748. Pompeii Archive: Recent Photographs by William Wylie, currently on view in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery through December 6, features a selection of recent work by…

Posted by on November 9, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Sheri Shaneyfelt Named An Immersion Coordinator in College of A&S

Sheri Shaneyfelt, principal senior lecturer of history of art and director of the department’s undergraduate studies, will serve as one of 16 Immersion coordinators in the College of Arts and Science. “This inaugural class of Immersion coordinators represents faculty colleagues across our three divisions,” announced André Christie-Mizell, dean of undergraduate education for the College. “Each…

Posted by on October 26, 2018 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Digital Futures, Archaeological Pasts: Student-Curated Exhibition Opens October 25 in Fine Arts Gallery

During the spring semester 2018, nine history of art students studied a selection of ancient Mediterranean antiquities in the collection of the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery. The objects at the center of the exhibit range in date from the sixth century BCE to the first century CE and include Greek and Etruscan vases, a…

Posted by on October 21, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Photographic Exhibit Captures Pompeii’s Ongoing History As An Archaeological Site

Destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, the ancient city of Pompeii has captured the imagination of the public since it was first excavated in 1748. Pompeii Archive: Recent Photographs by William Wylie, on view in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery from October 25 through December 6,.features a selection of recent work…

Posted by on October 21, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Mireille Lee to Address Modern Collections of Ancient Greek Mirrors on October 6

With the rise of new technologies, the definition of objects is changing along with our understanding of collecting. Collectibles are no longer limited to their material shape but also appear on screen, retrieved from source codes and algorithms. The simultaneity of actual and virtual objects is transforming our cultural memory. Concepts of our past and projections…

Posted by on October 3, 2018 in Conferences, Digital Humanities, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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