Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"


October 13, 2009 9:07 am

Artist Barry Nemett to speak about drawings at Bates College

Barry Nemett, chair of the painting department at the Maryland Institute of Art, will speak about his work in conjunction with the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Barry Nemett: Drawings from Italy.”

The event has been rescheduled since it was first announced and will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Nemett’s exhibition will open on Oct. 10, in conjunction with “Joel Babb: The Process Revealed.”


September 30, 2009 3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…


September 21, 2009 3:42 pm

Art critic Carl Little discusses Bernard Langlais’ wood constructions

Renowned Maine art critic Carl Little discusses Bernard Langlais’ abstract wood constructions, currently featured in a Bates College Museum of Art exhibition, in lecture in the Olin Arts Center.


July 1, 2009 11:09 am

Arts' Desire

A sociology class plumbs the depths of student interest in creative arts at Bates


July 1, 2009 10:36 am

Break on Through

The art world is watching as Kate Gilmore ’97 makes audacious videos about battling barriers.


May 21, 2009 3:06 pm

Art collector Bruce Brown and Colby professor Véronique Plesch to speak

Bruce Brown, one of Maine’s foremost art collectors and curators, and Véronique Plesch, a Colby College professor and authority on Italian art, will offer separate lectures at Bates College on two Wednesdays in May.


May 21, 2009 11:53 am

From avocado to awesome

Art major Weston Noyes ’00 and wife Amy won a remodel contest for Fine Homebuilding magazine. Referencing their pre-makeover kitchen,…


May 1, 2009 12:12 pm

Creative Studying

From left, Benji Horgan ’09, Jared Levy ’09 and Anne Sheldon ’09 study in the Imaging and Computing Center, a multidisciplinary facility dedicated to enhancing visual thinking and communication within the Bates community.


May 1, 2009 12:08 pm

The Next Generation in Art

Ben Benedict joins son Lincoln Benedict ’09 at the opening of “Next Generation VI,” the Center for Maine Contemporary Art’s sixth biennial juried exhibition of artwork by college-level junior and senior art majors in Maine.


May 1, 2009 12:05 pm

Admiring Art

Fulton and Margaret Kornack, parents of art and visual culture major Elise Kornack ’09, admire their daughter’s work in wire and graphite on paper during the opening for the Annual Senior Exhibition in the Bates College Museum of Art.