Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"
May 3, 2010 4:14 pm
Students Heidi Jenkins ’10 and Jee Kim ’12 offer three gallery talks, all at 1:15 p.m. Tuesdays, during the month of May. Printmaking is discussed on May 4, the current Senior Exhibition on May 11 and artist Marsden Hartley on May 18. All talks are open to the public and will be held in the upper level of the Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. For more information, please call 207-786-6158.
April 21, 2010 4:27 pm
In June 1963, in Saigon, Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc set himself on fire to protest the government’s discrimination against the nation’s Buddhist majority. This horrific act launched a series of events resulting in the fall of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime, and Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation came to symbolize America’s unpopular involvement in Vietnam.
Trian Nguyen, who teaches art and Asian studies at Bates, has received a fellowship for his research into this iconic figure.
April 8, 2010 1:39 pm
Sixteen studio art majors at Bates show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens…
April 6, 2010 11:11 am
In an April 6 Lewiston Sun Journal column, Bates student Uriel Gonzalez is interviewed about his journey from Mexico, Florida and Texas to Bates, then study abroad in Panama and Russia.
March 25, 2010 3:27 pm
Time Magazine names video artist Kate Gilmore ’97 one of three “artists to watch” in its coverage of the Whitney Biennial, along with photographer Nina Berman and painter Lesley Vance.
February 25, 2010 9:54 am
Paul Heroux, a ceramicist on the Bates studio art faculty who has been described as a “painter who uses clay as his canvas,” is one of 15 members of the Maine Crafts Association showing work in “The Inspired Hand IV,” an exhibition in the Atrium Gallery at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College.
February 3, 2010 12:43 pm
Stories in the Portland Press Herald and Sun Journal about the current, student-curated Museum of Art’s exhibition, “Collection Project 4:…
February 3, 2010 11:43 am
Maine artist Joel Babb, known for his wilderness paintings and panoramic cityscapes, speaks about the use of color at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, 75 Russell St.
January 7, 2010 1:12 pm
A reception opens an exhibition focusing on alumni gifts to the collections of the Bates College Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center at Bates, 75 Russell St. Under the guidance of museum staff, three Bates students serving as curatorial interns organized the exhibition “Collection Project 4: Selections From Alumni Collections.” The show runs through March 27.
November 30, 2009 3:32 pm
The Stanford Daily reports on the “Great American Thing,” a two-day symposium honoring Wanda Jones Corn ’62, professor emeritus at…