Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"

Friday

November 12, 2010 11:59 am

A Bates weekend in the arts: dance, Global Lens, classical music

Three dance performances featuring work by local and New York choreographers, a film from Serbia in the Global Lens films series, concerts by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the combined Bates and Bowdoin college orchestra featuring pianist Frank Glazer: Why stay home?

Wednesday

September 29, 2010 11:20 am

Museum of Art exhibitions explore Roman mythology, women in Islamic societies

The exhibits “Les Femmes du Maroc: An Exhibition by Lalla Essaydi,” featuring photographs based on 19th-century Orientalist paintings, and “Metamorphoses: A Collaboration with Ovid by Wally Reinhardt,” a collection of gouache paintings interpreting writings of the Roman poet, open Oct. 8 at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Friday

September 24, 2010 3:18 pm

Director to be on hand for showing of new David Hockney documentary

Documentary filmmaker Bruno Wollheim screens and discusses his new film, David Hockney: A Bigger Picture, at Bates at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The event is open to the public at no cost and refreshments will be served.

Friday

September 17, 2010 11:40 am

Gallery talk closes retrospective by noted painter Nicoletti

Celebrating the last few days of the exhibition Joseph Nicoletti: A Retrospective, this acclaimed realist painter and Bates College faculty member offers a gallery talk at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

The Essential Arin Arbus

Off-Broadway director Arin Arbus ’99 makes Shakespeare sizzle by keeping it simple By Charles Antin ’02 Arin Arbus ’99 and…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Nicoletti's Method: 'Sharp Pencils and Sweat'

From himself and his students, painter Joseph Nicoletti seeks what’s real By Edgar Allen Beem “Generally speaking, my work is…

Friday

August 27, 2010 11:36 am

Thursday

July 8, 2010 3:34 pm

Yankee, Sunday Telegram praise painter Nicoletti's retrospective

The Bates Museum of Art exhibition Joseph Nicoletti: A Retrospective, has garnered critical praise that’s as careful and exacting as…

Friday

May 28, 2010 8:51 am

Museum of Art offers summer retrospective by noted painter Nicoletti

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.

Thursday

May 6, 2010 8:52 am

Sunday Telegram praises Senior Exhibition

“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.