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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


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Julia Kamasz and Luna Offer Stress Relief to Students During Finals Week

HART’s Julia Kamasz and Luna, her beloved border collie/therapy dog, spent several hours at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on December 12 to offer stress relief and study breaks for students during finals week. “Luna and I found great joy in interacting with the students,” said Kamasz, “and made some new friends.” Therapy dog…

Posted by on December 14, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Doughnut Days Held December 10 and 12 in Cohen 134

The Visual Resources Center (VRC) invites students, faculty, and staff to join us for coffee and doughnuts in Cohen 134 on Monday, December 10, and Wednesday, December 12. Coffee, tea and juices will be available Monday through Friday during final exams. Pour yourself a cup and dash to class or stay for a while and…

Posted by on December 7, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Maymester 2019: Exhibiting Art, Literature and Culture in Cuba

Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art, and William Luis, professor of Spanish and director of Latino and Latina Studies, are offering a Maymester course entitled “Exhibiting Art, Literature and Culture in Cuba” (HART 3810/LATS 4961/5961) that will be held May 6 through May 31. This three credit hour course intersects with the 13th Havana…

Posted by on November 26, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Maymester Paris 2019: Modern French Art & Architecture in Paris

Leonard Folgarait, professor of art, is offering a Maymester 2019 course entitled Modern Art and Architecture in Paris (HART 2722) that will be held in the “City of Lights” from May 6-31. Paris was the center of western modern art movements throughout the 19th century until the mid-20th century. The major styles of painting, sculpture,…

Posted by on November 26, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Lillian Boyle Reflects on Highlights of Class Field Trip to New York City

In an action-packed three days (October 25-27), my curation seminar class (Exhibiting Historical Art: Architecture at MoMA) traversed New York City from Columbia University on the Upper West Side to the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown and all the way downtown to Greenwich Village to attend a symposium at the Remarque Institute, New York…

Posted by on November 13, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Matthew Worsnick Leads Curation Seminar Trip to New York City October 25-27

From the sculptural interior of the White Mosque in rural Bosnia, to the post-earthquake reconstruction of the city of Skopje based on Kenzo Tange’s Metabolist design, to the new town of New Belgrade, with its expressive large-scale housing blocks and civic buildings, the exhibition examines the unique range of forms and modes of production in…

Posted by on November 13, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Vanderbilt’s ‘Art, Democracy and Justice’ Lecture Series to Open at the Frist on November 14

Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair of Fine Arts and professor of art, will launch the lecture series “Art, Democracy and Justice” with three prominent artistic voices at the Frist Art Museum on Wednesday, November 14. The event, free and open to the public, will begin at 6:00 pm in the Frist Auditorium. “This…

Posted by on November 12, 2018 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, 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


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