Art

Isabel Connolly ’14, l-r, Professor Ida Sinkevic, and Monika Krumova ’13

January 29, 2013

Students Present Research at National Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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Last month, Isabel Connolly ’14 (Westport, Conn.), an art major; Monika Krumova ’13 (Sofia, Bulgaria), a film & media studies major; and Michael Viteritto ’13 (North Caldwell, N.J.), a double major in English and theater, presented their research at the Seventh Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at Moravian College. Nearly 100 students [...]

Kristine Zeigler '96

January 14, 2013

Kristine Zeigler ’96 Plays Key Role at Nature Conservancy

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By Matt Sinclair ’90 A circuitous path that has included environmental reporting, politics, and fundraising led Kristine Zeigler ’96 back to her native California as director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy, the largest environmental nonprofit in the country. “It’s a strange journey I never would have imagined prior to college,” says Zeigler, an art graduate [...]

CaPA Scholars

January 7, 2013

CaPA Students Contribute to Vibrancy of Campus Arts Community

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If anyone wonders whether the arts are alive and well in higher education, they need look no further than the College’s Creative and Performing Arts (CaPA) Fellowship program. This year, there are 27 students from diverse academic backgrounds pursuing projects that range from writing to studio art to theater to music. “We find an increasingly [...]

Pan (Myotopia) Exhibit

December 11, 2012

Photos and Video: Art Professor Nestor Gil Presents Pan (Myotopia)

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Nestor Armando Gil, assistant professor of art, presented the multimedia installation Pan (Myotopia) this fall in the Williams Visual Arts Building’s Grossman Gallery. The exhibit consisted of hundreds of cement boats with sails of homemade bread arranged across the floor on beds of granulated salt. All the boats were oriented toward a barren land mass [...]

Professor Robert Mattison speaks with guests during a reception for Franz Kline: Coal and Steel at the Allentown Art Museum.

December 7, 2012

Media Features Franz Kline Exhibit Curated by Professor Robert Mattison

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Franz Kline: Coal and Steel, a major exhibit at the Allentown Art Museum curated by Robert S. Mattison, Marshall R. Metzgar Professor of Art History, has received significant coverage in the media. Reviews and interviews have appeared in ArtDaily, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Morning Call, WFMZ TV Channel 69 (Lehigh Valley), and WVIA-FM radio (Wilkes-Barre, [...]

Italian Art and Culture1

October 23, 2012

Students Explore Italian Art History and Culture in Interdisciplinary Course

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To gain a genuine appreciation for the works of Italian masters—Giotto, Donatello, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Dante, Boccaccio—what could be better than literally walking in their footsteps? A group of 21 Lafayette students had that experience this summer while spending three weeks studying art history, the culture of Italy, and the Italian Renaissance as they toured Venice, [...]

Block pARTy

September 18, 2012

Photo Gallery: College Celebrates Creativity at 11th Annual Block pARTy

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Lafayette had a blast over the weekend during the 11th annual Block pARTy. Hosted by the Arts Society and Student Government, the event offered pre-game fun before the football team took on Penn. Dozens of student organizations presented art exhibits, music and dance performances, and interactive arts activities while local restaurants provided food. View and [...]

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September 10, 2012

An Arts Infusion: Lafayette Kicks Off START Initiative

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Lafayette kicked off its multi-year START Project this weekend with faculty workshops and a festival of arts-based displays, performances, and presentations in Anderson Courtyard and Acopian Engineering Center. Funded by an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the initiative will further integrate the performing and visual arts throughout the curriculum and co-curricular activities, [...]

Save Venice

August 13, 2012

College Adds Interdisciplinary Minor in Italian Studies

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With the launch of the new interdisciplinary minor in Italian studies this fall, students on College Hill can make la dolce vita a part of their formal education. Lafayette students have held a longstanding interest in all things Italian. They regularly fill classes focused on Italian history and culture, and the short-term programs to Florence [...]

Maggie Schaffer '10

August 11, 2012

Maggie Schaffer ’10 Stars in Bravo’s New Reality Series Gallery Girls

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By Kate Helm One of the stars in the new reality series Gallery Girls premiering Monday, Aug. 13, is Maggie Schaffer ’10. She is one of seven women the series follows as they try to secure their dream jobs in New York City’s competitive art world. Schaffer, who lives in Manhattan, filmed the series last [...]