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With prestigious fellowship, art historian to study work of ‘acidic’ African American painter who made a mark among the Beats

Author: Pat Milhizer

Nicole Woods, a Notre Dame assistant professor of art history, has received the Leonard A. Lauder Visiting Senior Fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, a world-renowned institution that brings scholars to Washington, D.C. She will spend much of the spring semester in the nation’s capital, working in the archives of the National Gallery of Art as well as the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress. Woods is studying the paintings of Bob Thompson, an African American painter from Kentucky who ran in the Beats' social circles in Greenwich Village after World War II.

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Video: Passion Projects

Author: Dept. Staff

Isabella Di Bono '21 came to Notre Dame from Honduras to major in economics. But as she began her studies, she felt drawn to another field - art.

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Thu Oct 21, 2021

Jim Dine: American Icon

Location: Snite Museum of Art

Jim Dine: American Icon. Made possible by the artist’s exceptional gift of a collection of two hundred and thirty-eight prints, covering nearly every aspect of Dine’s repertoire from 1969 to the present, the exhibition draws from the collection to highlight every significant facet of the artist’s renowned body of work.

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Sarah Kaufman: "Devil's Pool"


Location: The Photography Gallery at Riley Hall (second floor)

Sarah Kaufman (b. Philadelphia, PA) received a BA from Haverford College and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Solo exhibitions of her photography include Saint Joseph’s University, Haverford College, Bowdoin College, Soho Photo and Porter Contemporary galleries in New York, and she has participated in group exhibitions nationwide. Kaufman’s photographic and curatorial projects have been reviewed in ARTnews Magazine and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Work from her ongoing project, Devil’s Pool, was recently acquired by the Pennsylvania Convention Center for permanent exhibition.

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