Thursday, September 29, 2022

Visual Arts

“Bringing that dream to more people:” Artist Phoebe Beasley’s collages featured in university exhibit

BY DANIELLE BEAMISHSenior Reporter Phoebe Beasley’s high school guidance counselor doubted her plans to become a visual artist. Granted, in the 1960s it was uncommon...

Commentary: Emile Milgram’s recent exhibition pushes past traditional artistic boundaries

From March 21 to March 25, Recitation Hall Gallery hosted a new exhibition by Miami-based artist Emile Milgram called “Catch and Release: Collections for the 181 by Emile Milgrim” which was a collection of pieces from other lesser-known Miami artists.

Climate change poses a growing risk to cultural artifacts

An increase in natural disasters not only poses a threat to people and wildlife, but to cultural heritage. 

“Imprinted: Illustrating Race” to display over 200 years of illustrations on race at the Norman Rockwell Museum

The exhibit is co-curated by Robyn Phillips-Pendleton, a university professor of visual communications, and Stephanie Haboush Plunkett, the museum's deputy director and chief curator.

The Medium is the Message — The African Diaspora Story:” What’s next for the exhibit?

On Nov. 4 the exhibit “The Medium is the Message — The African Diaspora Story,” curated by Michael Dela Dika, opened its doors.

RSOs aim to increase representation amidst lacking opportunities for LGBTQ students to connect

Along with the RSOs advertised as being LGBTQ-focused RSOs, some spaces where LGBTQ people can express themselves while engaging in an activity they are interested in are less conventional.

Voces de la Gente presents philanthropist and graphic novelist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez

On Wednesday, Oct. 20, in the Trabant Theatre, the annual Voces de la Gente event was hosted by Student Diversity & Inclusion, the Office of Institutional Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, the Latino/Hispanic Heritage Caucus and HOLA.

Jessica Horton, associate professor of art history, named Terra Foundation Professor of Ecocriticism and Indigenous Art

Horton’s latest appointment will involve multiple universities in Brazil: the University of São Paulo, the University of Campinas and the Federal University of São Paulo.

Commentary: Here’s what’s being featured at the university’s museums

Staff Reporter Stephanie Maria explores some of the university's current exhibition offerings.

Welcoming jazz and improvisation and game studies and esports majors to the university

These majors have just been finalized but both have been in the works for years.

Collaborative artists’ original paintings on view in newly renovated Morris Library

The collection includes paintings that focus on books as the main subject, celebrating the significance of literature.