Growing up in South Bend, Carly Murphy ’01 always admired Marc Chagall’s Le Grand Cirque when she saw it in the Snite Museum of Art at Notre Dame. This piece of art sparked a love of French culture in Murphy, who went on to major in French and art history in the College of Arts and Letters. Now vice president of global client development at Sotheby’s international art auction house, Murphy returned to campus last semester to speak to a gathering of students, reflecting on her Notre Dame education and offering advice on entering the art world.
Exhibition Opening: How I became the Artist I am Today - Douglas Kinsey and Justin Barfield
Visiting Assistant Professional Specialist, Jordan Kauffman, will display his design work in the Music Center’s Hershberger Art Gallery from Jan. 28 through Sept. 17, 2018. A reception will be held on Sunday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. in the gallery, with an artist’s talk at 3:30 p.m.
To the average American, words like decay, crime, and despair are synonymous with Detroit, not words like art and creativity. However, our thriving art community is one of our best-kept secrets. In recent years it has been getting more attention from those on the outside. “Authentic” is perhaps the best word to describe art here. It isn't a forced attempt to save the city; rather, art here is just a natural part of the ecosystem. It has always been present and has continued to blossom and manifest itself in different ways in response to the city's changes
A double major in computer engineering and art, Notre Dame alumnus Waleed Johnson explores what happens when one looks upon another only skin deep and how those misconceptions impact the emotions of others in an art exhibit at the Civil Rights Heritage Center at Indiana University at South Bend, January 16 through February 28.