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Elizabeth Moodey Presents Paper at Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Nashville, home to the United Methodist Publishing House, Thomas Nelson, the Southern Baptists’ Lifeway Christian Stores, and Gideons International (of the ubiquitous Gideon Bibles), is a world center of religious publishing, primarily for mainline Protestants and evangelical Christians. The printing and distribution of the Bible being a major industry, it is not surprising that the…

Posted by on August 10, 2018 in Conferences, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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CNN: “Remembering America’s Lost Buildings” by Kevin Murphy and Other Architectural Historians

CNN recently picked up an earlier story, “Remembering America’s Lost Buildings” (August 31, 2017), from The Conversation in which Kevin Murphy, professor and chair of the history of art, participated. Murphy was among five architectural historians and professors who responded to the question: “What’s one American structure you wish had been saved?” While their responses…

Posted by on August 10, 2018 in HART, News, VRC


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Fine Arts Gallery Features “Joyce Tenneson–Botanical Beauty” Through August 18

Joyce Tenneson–Botanical Beauty presents work drawn from two portfolios by the artist, both of which feature atmospheric, poetic photographs of flowers in high contrast with a black background. On view through August 18 in the Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus, these are, in effect, portraits of flowers, whether seen…

Posted by on July 31, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Space 204 Features “Fish Hotel” Exhibit With Closing Reception on August 30

Fish Hotel is a two-person exhibition of recent video, photographic, and sculptural work by artists Douglas Degges and Sarah Phyllis Smith on view in Space 204 through August 30 at the Ingram Studio Arts Center. Both artists explore the space between idea and feeling, where creative processes move between being verbal and non-verbal. This space is…

Posted by on July 16, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Edward Raymond Kinstler’s Portrait of Eddie George On View in Fine Arts Gallery

The oil portrait of Eddie George that Everett Raymond Kinstler began during a lecture and painting demonstration on March 24 is on display at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery through Saturday, July 14. George, a former star Tennessee Titan turned professional actor, was among those attending a public unveiling ceremony at Cohen Memorial Hall, where he expressed admiration and gratitude for Kinstler’s…

Posted by on July 13, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Nashville Arts, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Betsey Robinson Named 2018-2019 Mellon Fellow in Digital Humanities

The College of Arts and Science recently announced that Betsey Robinson, associate professor of history of art, is among the Mellon Fellows in Digital Humanities named for the 2018-2019 academic year. Robinson is recognized for her development and utilization of 3-D mapping and modeling techniques in Greek architectural archaeology. The fellowships, administered through the Vanderbilt Center…

Posted by on July 12, 2018 in Digital Humanities, HART, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Unveiling of Kinstler’s Portrait of Eddie George at Fine Arts Gallery on July 10

*Portraitist Everett Raymond Kinstler conducts a lecture and painting demonstration with Eddie George at Sarratt Cinema in March 2018. (YouTube) A portrait of Eddie George by Everett Raymond Kinstler, one of America’s most notable portrait artists, will be unveiled at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall on Tuesday, July 10, at 6 pm. George, a former…

Posted by on July 5, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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HART Faculty Part of Trans-Institutional Program in Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster

Tracy Miller, associate professor of history of art, and Betsey Robinson, associate professor of history of art, are among nine faculty participants in the Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster through a Vanderbilt Initiative Award provided by the 2018 transformational Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative. Inspired by UNESCO’s mission to protect cultural heritage in danger of destruction,…

Posted by on June 28, 2018 in Digital Humanities, HART, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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HART Alumna Ellen Dement to Pursue Interest in Architectural History and Historic Preservation in Grad School

In pursuit of a career in architectural history and historic preservation, Ellen Dement, BA’18 (History and History of Art), is headed to graduate school this fall at the University of Washington in their master’s degree program in architectural history and theory. Dement will study the architectural, cultural, and political forces that have shaped architecture, dovetailing…

Posted by on June 18, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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New Sculpture by HART Alumnus Alan LeQuire Marks Tennessee’s Pivotal Role in 19th Amendment

HART alumnus Alan LeQuire’s latest sculpture, the Burn Memorial Statue, was unveiled on June 9 in downtown Knoxville next to the East Tennessee History Center and across from Krutch Park. The bronze sculptural group of Harry Burn and his mother Febb Burn celebrate Tennessee’s pivotal role in the 19th amendment and women’s suffrage across the…

Posted by on June 15, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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