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March 21, 2011

The Vase Project Comes to Lafayette April 1-May 21

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The Vase Project: Made in China—Landscape in Blue consists of 101 porcelain vases painted by Qing Hua (blue-and-white) artists in Jingdezhen, China, from 2004 to 2006. The exhibition will be on display in the Williams Center Gallery, April 1-May 21. Although all the vases depict a landscape, which is traditionally found on vases, curator Barbara [...]

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March 18, 2011

Dedication to the Arts: Lafayette Celebrates Various Forms of Visual Expression through its Four Galleries

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The vibrant arts scene is a big part of campus life at Lafayette. Including the EPI (Experimental Printmaking Institute)/Riley Temple Gallery dedicated earlier this month, the College has four venues focusing on different aspects of visual art from photography to works by local artists and historically underrepresented groups. EPI/Riley Temple Gallery The inaugural exhibit of [...]

Mama Can Sing by Faith Ringgold

February 26, 2011

New EPI/Riley Temple Gallery Presents Work by Faith Ringgold in Honor of Women’s History Month

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The inaugural exhibit of the new EPI/Riley Temple Gallery in the Portlock Black Cultural Center will feature works by celebrated painter, author, and illustrator Faith Ringgold and other women artists from March 4 through April 8. The exhibit is part of the College’s celebration of Women’s History Month. The gallery is named for distinguished alumnus [...]

By Nava Atlas

February 25, 2011

In Retrospect Exhibit in Simon Room Spotlights the Works of Three Women Artists

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Spilling out of the Simon Room onto Skillman Library’s main floor is In Retrospect, an exhibit of vibrant artists’ books and other works on paper by three accomplished artists—Maureen Cummins, Ann Lovett, and Nava Atlas. As part of Women’s History Month, the artists will participate in a panel discussion about their work 4:15 p.m. Thursday, [...]

Views of Venice

February 25, 2011

Photographic Tribute to City of Venice on Display in Lass Gallery

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As part of Lafayette’s 2011 Roethke Humanities Festival on “The Renaissance Spirit,” Skillman Library’s Lass Gallery will host a photographic tribute to the city of Venice with the exhibition vedute di venezia (Views of Venice). The photographs are the work of Ewa Monika Zebrowski, a Montreal photographer, who has been photographing Venice for many years. [...]

A still of the video "Antojo (Desire)" by Karina Aguilera Skvirsky, assistant professor of art

February 1, 2011

Past-Imperfect Exhibit Showcases Videos from Ecuadorian Artists

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Past-Imperfect is an exhibition of 10 video artworks from contemporary artists from Ecuador. The exhibit will run through March 5 in the Williams Visual Arts Building’s Grossman Gallery. The videos play upon the philosophical concept of eterno retorno (eternal recurrence)—the infinite repetition of situations, events, thoughts, feelings, and ideas. In literal ways or in evocative [...]

A Book of Hours by Madelyn Garrett

September 17, 2010

Marking Time Exhibit Will Run Thorough Oct. 25 in the Simon Room Gallery

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Through Oct. 25, Skillman Library’s Simon Room Gallery is hosting a traveling exhibition of the Guild of Book Workers, a national organization for book artists founded in 1906. The juried exhibit, Marking Time, highlights the diverse talents of guild members, who include bookbinders, conservators, and calligraphers. The show includes nearly 50 works interpreting the theme [...]

Turing by John O'Connor

September 8, 2010

Drawing Systems Exhibit Runs in the Grossman Gallery through Oct. 23

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Artists often use drawings as studies for paintings and sculpture, but drawings can also stand on their own. Guest curator Susan Swenson has selected the work of 12 artists for Drawing Systems: A Group Exhibition of Drawings running through Oct. 23 in the Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery. Swenson, editor and publisher of [...]

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February 7, 2008

Behind the Scenes of ‘Out Behind the Shed’

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Teevrat Garg ’10 shares his experiences assisting Jim Toia with last semester’s pastoral painting exhibit in the Grossman Gallery Teevrat Garg ’10 (Haryana, India) is pursuing a B.S. in mathematics and an A.B. in economics and business. Last semester, he was part of the Gallery Management and Curatorial Studies course taught by Jim Toia, director [...]