Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"

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.

Tuesday

February 5, 2013 12:00 pm

Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Red Nails, Black Skates is a crash course in Erica Rand’s areas of cultural criticism, through the lens of figure skating.

Tuesday

January 29, 2013 10:46 am

Arts Crawl kicks off two nights of celebrating the arts at Bates

Arts Crawl kicks off two nights of celebrating the arts at Bates

In its third year in 2013, the Arts Crawl at Bates has become a signature event, a campus tour that showcases student expressive work across disciplines.

Friday

January 18, 2013 4:27 pm

Arts Crawl / Asia Night: Students’ creative energy burns bright

Arts Crawl / Asia Night: Students’ creative energy burns bright

A kaleidoscope of student creativity in the visual, literary and performing arts, Bates’ third annual Arts Crawl takes place Friday, Jan. 25.

Friday

January 18, 2013 10:16 am

New York Times lauds Cooper-Hewitt’s Object of the Day blog, brainchild of Baumann ’87

New York Times lauds Cooper-Hewitt’s Object of the Day blog, brainchild of Baumann ’87

The blog, featuring objects from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum collection, is the brainchild of Caroline Baumann.

Wednesday

December 19, 2012 11:19 am

Museum of Art organizes exhibitions of textile installations and works on paper

Museum of Art organizes exhibitions of textile installations and works on paper

A Maine artist examining humanity’s foibles, a German printmaker of the early 20th century and a contemporary Dutch textile artist known for her color sense are represented in winter 2013 exhibitions at the Bates College Museum of Art.