Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"

Monday

September 9, 2013 2:33 pm

Bold printmakers from Japan, Maine images by iconic photographer featured at Museum of Art

Bold printmakers from Japan, Maine images by iconic photographer featured at Museum of Art

Images of Maine by famed 20th-century photographer Berenice Abbott and prints by Japanese artists known for pushing the boundaries of…

Friday

June 28, 2013 11:00 am

With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

Caroline Baumann ’87 is “passionate about design and reaching people — physically and digitally — with its lessons and insights.”

Thursday

June 6, 2013 2:49 pm

Lighting upgrade closes art museum for summer; new LEDs will slash electricity use

Lighting upgrade closes art museum for summer; new LEDs will slash electricity use

The Bates College Museum of Art is closed for the summer for the installation of a state-of-the-art LED lighting system.

Thursday

June 6, 2013 2:00 pm

Museum internships reveal the art of creating an exhibition

Museum internships reveal the art of creating an exhibition

Opportunities to see artworks “outside the glass” are among the benefits of internships at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Friday

April 26, 2013 4:18 pm

Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

Chester Higgins Jr., a photographer for the New York Times whose images have appeared in exhibitions all over the world, visits Bates to give a talk titled Dancing with My Spirit on May 1.

Monday

April 15, 2013 1:18 pm

Audio Slide Show: ‘Creative and Physical’ — Travis Jones’ pursuit of aerial arts and athletics

Audio Slide Show: ‘Creative and Physical’ — Travis Jones’ pursuit of aerial arts and athletics

Travis Jones ’13, a double major in art and visual culture, and theater, with a minor in dance and a…

Friday

April 5, 2013 1:23 pm

Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Julia Foxworth ’13 of New York City, at right, spent much of April 5 “bombing” a bench on Alumni Walk — yarn bombing, that is.

Tuesday

April 2, 2013 4:39 pm

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

Three senior thesis projects presented during the Mount David Summit illustrated intriguing examples of the state role in Chinese culture.

Tuesday

March 26, 2013 1:59 pm

Senior Thesis Exhibition, Maine’s Dozier Bell, new acquisitions showcased at Museum of Art

Senior Thesis Exhibition, Maine’s Dozier Bell, new acquisitions showcased at Museum of Art

The Bates Museum of Art announces its spring exhibitions, featuring the annual show of work by graduating studio art majors, a display of recent museum acquisitions and an exhibition by renowned Maine artist Dozier Bell.

Monday

March 18, 2013 9:44 am

Warhol Museum curator joins panel to discuss ‘Color at the Center’

Warhol Museum curator joins panel to discuss ‘Color at the Center’

The curator of art at The Andy Warhol Museum is among the panelists in a discussion of Fransje Killaars’ textile-installation exhibition “Color at the Center” on March 21.