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March 24, 2010

Exhibit Chakaia Booker: Energy Made Visible Will Run Through April 24 in Grossman Gallery

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An artist talk will be held March 30 Chakaia Booker: Energy Made Visible, an exhibition of art by the award-winning sculptor, is now on display in the Grossman Gallery through Saturday, April 24. This year’s Grossman Visiting Artist, Booker will give a lecture about her work at 4:10 p.m.Tuesday, March 30 followed by a reception [...]

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March 14, 2010

Interdisciplinary Course Merges Art and Science

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Students from technical and artistic backgrounds learn to approach problem solving in a different way Art and science are closer cousins than they are often recognized as being. That is the theme of a new cross-disciplinary course, taught by biology and art faculty, which explores the connected history and current intersection between the two fields. [...]

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February 26, 2010

A Hands-on Exploration of Modern Art

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Miriam Rosenhaus ’12 writes about her photography research with Karina Skvirsky, assistant professor of art Miriam Rosenhaus ’12 (Morristown, N.J.), an art and philosophy double major, performed research and photography work as an EXCEL scholar with Karina Skvirsky, assistant professor of art. Skivirsky’s art is appearing in three exhibitions this semester and in her new [...]

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October 22, 2009

Lew Minter and Amanda Smith ’10 Reconstruct Altarpieces by Italian Renaissance Painter Antonio Vivarini

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Restored artwork will appear in the Gemäldegalerie museum in Berlin and has been published in a German journal More than 500 years ago, in a workshop in Venice, artist Antonio Vivarini and his assistants painted images of saints on a series of panels that would become part of a large altarpiece. Twelve of the panels [...]

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October 15, 2009

Exhibition Represents Collaboration Between Students and Faculty in Art and Computer Science

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Computation, Vision: Emergence will run Oct. 20-Dec. 12 in the Grossman Gallery The exhibition Computation, Vision: Emergence will run Oct. 20-Dec. 12 in the Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery in the Williams Visual Arts Building. A public reception will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in the gallery. During the reception, [...]

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October 5, 2009

Art Department Hosts 12-Hour Figure Drawing Marathon Oct. 17

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Local and student artists can draw, paint, sculpt, and create Local and student artists are invited to draw, paint, sculpt, and create during the 12-hour figure study marathon being held from noon-midnight Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Williams Visual Arts Building. Ten male and female models at three modeling stations will inspire artists with poses [...]

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September 21, 2009

Award-Winning Filmmaker Alex Gibney to Discuss His Creative Process Oct. 7

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Film screening and reception will kick off a yearlong speaker series combining technology with the visual arts Alex Gibney, an Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy award-winning documentary film director, writer, and producer, will be on campus Oct. 7 to discuss the creative process behind his filmmaking. This event is part of a yearlong speaker series bringing [...]

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September 15, 2009

Pigeon Photographs and Videos Wanted for Art Exhibit Focusing on Charles Darwin

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Submission deadline for From Scales to Feathers is Oct. 10 Photographs and short videos of pigeons are being sought for an exhibition in the Williams Center Art Gallery. The deadline to submit materials for consideration is Oct. 10. Organizers are hoping to gather images of all types of pigeon breeds, including fancy, racing, other domestics, [...]

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September 4, 2009

New Initiative Will Support Students’ Work in the Creative and Performing Arts

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The Maggin Family Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship program will contribute to a more vibrant campus community The Maggin Family Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship program will provide a new source of support for Lafayette students’ endeavors in the creative and performing arts and contribute to a more vibrant campus community. Selected members of each [...]

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September 3, 2009

New Visions: Black and White Photography in Contemporary Art Runs Through Oct. 18 in Williams Center Art Gallery

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Exhibition is a collaborative project with Lehigh University and Allentown Art Museum The exhibition New Visions: Black and White Photography in Contemporary Art will run through Oct. 18 in the Williams Center Art Gallery. With Lafayette’s theme of “Memory,” the exhibit is a coordinated effort among the College; Lehigh University, under the theme of “Identity” [...]