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Department of Art

Acclaimed painter and printmaker to open StudioVU series

Aug. 13, 2012—Acclaimed painter and printmaker Hung Liu will open the 2012-13 season of StudioVU: The Department of Art Lecture Series on Wednesday, Sept. 19. Liu will lecture on her work from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall, Room 103. Liu’s artistic talent has twice garnered her National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and her work...

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Pavlović’s ‘Search for Landscapes’ reaching audiences in D.C., around the world

Jun. 18, 2012—Search for Landscapes, Assistant Professor of Art Vesna Pavlović’s installation using 35 millimeter slides of one family’s long-ago travels as well as antique slide projectors to evoke the nature of memory and decay, is currently on view at G Fine Art in Washington, D.C., and was recently reviewed in The Washington Post. Read the Post’s...

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Hosford featured in ‘Metamorphoses’ exhibition at Frist

May. 18, 2012—Works by four Nashville-area artists – including Vanderbilt Associate Professor of Art Mark Hosford and alumna Kristi Hargrove – will be on view in the Frist Center for the Visual Art’s Conte Community Arts Gallery June 8-Oct. 28. Metamorphoses, which also includes work by Erin Anfinson and Chris Scarborough, features 41 drawings that reveal scrupulously...

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Endowed campus beautification fund allows major art acquisition

Apr. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt University has acquired a signature piece of art created by renowned American sculptor Mark di Suvero. The piece, Tumbleweed, was installed April 30 on the lawn between the Student Life Center and the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts building at the corner of 25th and Garland avenues. Funding for the piece comes from a...

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Stahl named recipient of prestigious Hamblet art award

Apr. 17, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Department of Art has announced this year’s recipient of the prestigious Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award. Hannah Stahl, the daughter of Mary Jane Sorentino and Jim Stahl of Providence, R.I., will receive a $25,000 prize, allowing her a year of art research and travel culminating in a solo show at Vanderbilt in one year. Stahl’s...

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Senior art show opens April 13 with reception, awards

Apr. 6, 2012—The massive doors between the galleries of Space 204 will slide back on Friday, April 13, revealing the hard work of Vanderbilt’s graduating studio art majors. Senior Show 2012 will be on display to the public from April 13 to May 11 in Space 204, the second-floor gallery in the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center,...

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Department of Art’s Senior Show 2012 opens April 13 with reception, awards

Mar. 27, 2012—The massive doors between the galleries of Space 204 will slide back on Friday, April 13, revealing the hard work of Vanderbilt’s graduating studio art majors. Senior Show 2012 will be on display to the public from April 13 to May 11 in Space 204, the second-floor gallery in the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center,...

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Former visiting artist’s grape hyacinth project now in bloom

Mar. 27, 2012—Acclaimed Cuban artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, in collaboration with the Vanderbilt senior art majors and other volunteers, participated in a campus art project last October, when they planted 4,400 grape hyacinth bulbs, mapping out Campos-Pons’ hometown. The flowers are now in bloom at the northeast corner of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human...

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Hoffman to discuss ‘Biennials and Curatorial Ambivalence’ in Frist lecture

Mar. 14, 2012—Jens Hoffman, director of the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco, will discuss “Biennials and Curatorial Ambivalence” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. The lecture, to be held in the center’s auditorium, is free and being sponsored in collaboration with the Vanderbilt University Department...

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‘Apparent Light’ opens at Space 204

Feb. 28, 2012—The movement of light is explored through image sequences and installation in the newest Space 204 exhibition. Rebecca Cummins’ Apparent Light, on display March 1-29, investigates what she calls “the sculptural, experiential and sometimes humorous possibilities of light and natural phenomena.” A public reception for the exhibition will be held Thursday, March 1, from 4...

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StudioVU lecture to feature Trenton Doyle Hancock Feb. 22

Feb. 15, 2012—Wildly imaginative, multifaceted artist Trenton Doyle Hancock will lecture on his past and future work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, on the Vanderbilt campus. His lecture, to take place in the Stevenson Center, Room 4327, is part of StudioVU: The Department of Art Lecture Series 2011-12. All StudioVU lectures are free and open to the public....

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Rebecca Cummins’ exhibit ‘Apparent Light’ opens March 1

Feb. 3, 2012—The movement of light is explored through image sequences and installation in the newest Space 204 exhibition, Apparent Light. On display from Thursday, March 1, though Thursday, March 29, 2012, Rebecca Cummins’ work investigates what she calls “the sculptural, experiential and sometimes humorous possibilities of light and natural phenomena.” A public reception will be held...

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