It’s no secret that we live in the age of digital images. If you have a smartphone, you can search for an apartment or find true-ish love, perhaps both by looking at an image. While the technology is relatively new, people have used the content of images to create narratives since the first cave paintings. […]
“The Rape of the Sabine Women”, by Flemish artist Giambologna, has been considered one of the finest works in the history of sculpture, by form. But what about by subject? Author and professor of Art History, Vivien Fryd, has written a book “Against Our Will: Sexual Trauma in American Art Since 1970″ which documents art […]
Learn about Robert Gard, an early champion of community arts programs, at this discussion featuring his daughter, arts advocate Maryo Gard Ewell, in conversation with theatre producer Sarah Marty. Come view a community art project at 1pm and stay for the discussion and a music performance at 2pm. Free! For more information about Robert Gard […]
Art for the ages…. or maybe just until the software becomes obsolete. Our good friend Jon Ippolito will join us to talk about the transitory nature of digital media.
We are often taught that the history of human civilization has been one of near-constant progress. Life keeps getting better, with better technology, more education, more leisure time. In contrast, life in ancient times was, in the words of Thomas Hobbes, “brutish, nasty and short.” But, on the other hand, consider art. The ancients — […]
A government employment program for painters, and I don’t mean house paint. On Monday, March 11, 2013, Russell Panczenko, director of the Chazen Art Museum, talked about the new exhibit, 1934: A New Deal for Artists.