Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"
December 12, 2011 9:19 pm
Two important exhibitions at the Bates College Museum of Art are in their last days.
December 9, 2011 9:50 pm
The bold and creative work of photographer Ryan Heffernan ’05 has been the focus of visual communications media outlets. Communication…
October 25, 2011 2:37 pm
A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.
October 17, 2011 9:55 am
With an economic recession, lengthy overseas wars and a run of natural disasters hitting the U.S. and other lands, these are trying times. Yet scholars visiting Bates for the Medieval Miseries: Responses to Hard Times conference know that things could be even tougher. Bates hosts the 38th annual New England Medieval Conference on Saturday, Oct. 22, in Room G65, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
October 3, 2011 10:34 am
The vibrant arts community at Bates takes the spotlight as Bates celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center in 2011-12. The celebration begins with an Oct. 8 family arts festival at Olin and a Museum of Art exhibition exploring the museum’s collection.
September 26, 2011 10:47 am
A Native American musician and visual artist, a singer from a self-described fusion-trance-zouk band, a video artist and an avant-garde composer join forces for a multimedia experience at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. Artist-performer Brad Kahlhamer and vocalist Kelsey Barrett of the Brooklyn-based band Effi Briest offer their program “Yondering.” They share the evening with video artist Ursula Scherrer and composer-bassist Kato Hideki, who create abstract sound-and-light pieces. All the artists hail from New York City.
September 2, 2011 3:02 pm
Even as it readies a new display of images by a seminal Mexican photographer, the Bates College Museum of Art offers a series of talks to conclude its summer exhibitions.
July 19, 2011 12:00 pm
The Brooklyn-focused Brownstoner blog interviews Sam Charney ’01, project executive for the real estate development firm Two Trees. Charney recently…
April 18, 2011 12:15 pm
Video storyteller Brooke Morse-Karzen ’12 of Wilmette, Ill., portrays studio art major Clyde Bango ’11 as he prepares his yearlong…
April 6, 2011 12:27 pm
Known as a mentor by student artists at Bates, senior lecturer Robert Feintuch enjoys a national reputation as the painter of images simultaneously evocative and quietly deadpan, serious and parodic. New York’s Sonnabend Gallery is showing recent paintings and drawings by Feintuch through April 30.