Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"
August 27, 2010 11:36 am
July 8, 2010 3:34 pm
The Bates Museum of Art exhibition Joseph Nicoletti: A Retrospective, has garnered critical praise that’s as careful and exacting as…
May 28, 2010 8:51 am
A summer exhibition examining the career of Joseph Nicoletti, one of Maine’s foremost realist painters, opens with a lecture by the artist and reception at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the Bates College Museum of Art. Joseph Nicoletti: A Retrospective runs through Sept. 25.
May 6, 2010 8:52 am
“I love going to exhibitions by graduating artists to see the new crop of talent and get an idea about what’s going on with particular programs,” Maine Sunday Telegram critic Daniel Kany noted on May 2 in his full-page review of Bates’ 2010 Senior Exhibition.
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.