Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"
September 24, 2010 3:18 pm
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.
September 17, 2010 11:40 am
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.
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
Off-Broadway director Arin Arbus ’99 makes Shakespeare sizzle by keeping it simple By Charles Antin ’02 Arin Arbus ’99 and…
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
From himself and his students, painter Joseph Nicoletti seeks what’s real By Edgar Allen Beem “Generally speaking, my work is…
August 27, 2010 11:36 am
July 8, 2010 3:34 pm
The Bates Museum of Art exhibition Joseph Nicoletti: A Retrospective, has garnered critical praise that’s as careful and exacting as…
May 28, 2010 8:51 am
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.
May 6, 2010 8:52 am
“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.
May 3, 2010 4:14 pm
Students Heidi Jenkins ’10 and Jee Kim ’12 offer three gallery talks, all at 1:15 p.m. Tuesdays, during the month of May. Printmaking is discussed on May 4, the current Senior Exhibition on May 11 and artist Marsden Hartley on May 18. All talks are open to the public and will be held in the upper level of the Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. For more information, please call 207-786-6158.
April 21, 2010 4:27 pm
In June 1963, in Saigon, Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc set himself on fire to protest the government’s discrimination against the nation’s Buddhist majority. This horrific act launched a series of events resulting in the fall of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime, and Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation came to symbolize America’s unpopular involvement in Vietnam.
Trian Nguyen, who teaches art and Asian studies at Bates, has received a fellowship for his research into this iconic figure.