Senior Stella Moon has always been passionate about making things, whether through artwork or simple crafts.
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Mary Cecilia Mitsch ’10, director at the Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York, works with visual artists represented by the gallery to prepare their works for sale. Understanding and cultivating the emotional connection with the artworks is central to her role at the gallery. “To get to work with these objects that mean something bigger than us or are reflective of humanity is really important to me,” she said.
Thu Feb 20, 2020
Please join us for a lecture by art historian Huey Copeland as he provides an overview of his work on and approach to modern and contemporary art, with a focus on his forthcoming collection of essays, interviews, and reviews, Touched by the Mother: On Black Men, Artistic Practice, and Other Feminist Horizons, 1966-2016.
Fri Feb 21, 2020
From the earliest period when calligraphy and painting were raised to the status of art forms in China, successful works have been discussed in terms of nature and the body. From how the brush is held to the posture of the artist, the act of ink painting is intimately tied to the human body. Anatomical terms such as flesh, bone, and sinew have long been used to describe the structure and form of brushwork. These associations allow the viewer to decipher the character of the artist from his or her stylistic choices.
Mon Feb 24, 2020
Professor Nicole Woods, Art History Department, Professor Jason Lahr, Associate Professor, Painting, Department of Art History and Design, and Victoria Perdomo, Museum Registrar at the Snite Museum of Art, will discuss the history of appropriation art, its use in contemporary artistic practice, and the challenges of appropriation art’s digital preservation in the museum as they relate to fair use issues under copyright law. Felicia Caponigri will moderate the panel.