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Alumna Jennifer Klos to Speak at Life After HART Event on March 20

Art is a part of our lives. It can be a blend of old and new, sophistication and whimsy, design and deeper meaning.—Jennifer Klos, HART alumna, art consultant and owner of Collector House Inc. The Department of History of Art is launching a new series called Careers for HART Majors and Minors–Life After HART. Our…

Posted by on March 13, 2019 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Groundbreaking Humanities Projects Featured at Faculty-Student Mixer

Learn about immersion opportunities and support HART students Joe Eilbert and Cate Paxton at the Faculty-Student Mixer on Wednesday, March 13, from 12-2 pm!

Posted by on March 13, 2019 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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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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Vivien Fryd Featured in ART+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Radio Interviews

As part of the Vanderbilt Libraries’ annual ART+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art, will be the featured speaker.The event will be held on Wednesday, March 13, from 11 am to 1 pm in the Central Library, room 418A. Those attending will create, edit and add material to Wikipedia about women artists,…

Posted by on March 11, 2019 in Events, 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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Vivien Fryd: Female Artists Addressed Themes of Sexual Violence Long Before #MeToo Movement

Social media has brought sexual assault into the public eye, but bearing witness to sexual violence in popular culture didn’t begin with the invention of tweets and posts, according to Vanderbilt art history professor Vivien Green Fryd. “What’s happening today with the #MeToo movement is a continuation of the feminist movement of the 1970s,” Fryd said….

Posted by on February 22, 2019 in HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati to Present AIA Lecture on February 21 at the Parthenon

Music was an integral component of daily life in the ancient Mediterranean world. The importance of music to religious ritual, celebratory banquets, personal entertainment, and even mythological narratives is made manifest through a wide variety of literary, visual, and archaeological evidence. In one region of South Italy (or “Magna Graecia”) alone, nearly 1,700 vases decorated…

Posted by on February 18, 2019 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Vivien Fryd Featured in Radio Interviews About Her Latest Book

Vivien Green Fryd, professor of history of art, will be interviewed during the months of February and March on various radio programs across the country. The focus will be on her latest book, Against our Will: Sexual Trauma in American Art since the 1970s, which was recently published by The Pennsylvania State University Press. Her…

Posted by on February 18, 2019 in HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Emily Jordan Presents Digital Heritage Project at Celebration of Learning

Emily Jordan, a student in Betsey Robinson’s fall semester HART 2815 course, Digital Heritage: Methods and Practice, participated in the Center for Teaching’s Celebration of Learning held February 4 in Alumni Hall. The event, “an exhibition of students as producers,” featured students from all over campus sharing what they have learned, created, designed, and discovered,…

Posted by on February 13, 2019 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Memorial Service for Barbara Tsakirgis Set for February 23

The History of Art Department is deeply saddened by the loss of Barbara Tsakirgis, beloved colleague and teacher, who died at home on January 16 after a three-year battle with ALS. A renowned scholar on ancient Greek domestic architecture, she was a professor of history of art, emerita, and classical studies, emerita, having joined the…

Posted by on February 6, 2019 in Events, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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