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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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Sculpture from fine arts collection to be featured at Guggenheim

Feb. 8, 2012—A sculpture from the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery collection will be included in upcoming Guggenheim exhibitions in New York and Spain. John Chamberlain’s 1960 work “Maz” will be featured as part of John Chamberlain: Choices, a comprehensive examination of the late artist’s work and his first U.S retrospective since 1986. The sculpture will travel to...

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‘The Arts of Japan’ opens Jan. 12 at Fine Arts Gallery

Jan. 5, 2012—The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Arts of Japan. The exhibit is drawn from the 1,300 exquisite Japanese works in the Fine Arts Gallery’s permanent collection. The Arts of Japan is presented in recognition of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Asian American Student Association at Vanderbilt University...

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Help plant 5,000 hyacinths Oct. 17

Oct. 14, 2011—Artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, in collaboration with the Vanderbilt senior art majors, will participate in a campus art project Monday Oct. 17 in which 5,000 blue hyacinths will be planted in a shape mapping out the cuban hometown of the artist. All are welcome to help. Meet at 4:30 p.m. at the northeast corner of...

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Panel on Cuba features artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons

Oct. 7, 2011—One of the most significant artists to emerge from the Cuban post-revolutionary era will lead a faculty discussion about race in her native country on Wednesday, Oct. 12. María Magdalena Campos-Pons, who is a visiting artist on campus Oct. 9-18, will participate in the panel discussion “Exile, Memory and Identity: A Conversation on Race in...

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Two chances to hear artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons Oct. 10 and 12

Oct. 5, 2011—Renowned artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons will speak at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in Cohen Memorial Hall, Room 203, as part of the StudioVU Lecture Series. The series, sponsored by the Department of Art, is free and open to the public. The talk by Campos-Pons, one of the most significant artists to emerge from the...

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‘Polar Probings’ opens at Fine Arts Gallery Oct. 13

Oct. 4, 2011—Polar Probings: Sculpture by Gabriel Warren opens at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery with a gallery talk and reception on Thursday, Oct. 13. The reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m., with the talk at 6 p.m., at the Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall. Warren creates sculptures using natural ice formations as source...

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Vanderbilt exhibits explore how books and art inspire each other

Sep. 1, 2011—A joint opening reception for “The Book as Art: Beautiful Books” and “Reading Pictures: Text and Image in Contemporary Art” is scheduled Sept. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. in two different campus locations.

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Two art exhibits examine text and image

Aug. 31, 2011—A joint opening will take place Sept. 8 at the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries Gallery and the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery.

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Summer Fun

Jun. 2, 2011—Art, food, culture and adventure await you on Vanderbilt's campus.

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Contemporary poster art display opens May 26

May. 9, 2011—The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to Fit to Print: Contemporary Poster Art from the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery Collection. The exhibition will open on Thursday, May 26, 2011. What do REM, the Del McCoury Band, Gladys Knight, Southern Culture on the Skids, Bill Monroe, the Moline Illinois Tractor and Plow Company...

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Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery digitizing collection

Jun. 29, 2010—The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is digitizing its permanent collection to make it permanently accessible to researchers and the general public.

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