Dickinson College Art and Art History November 2012 Events

The Weiner Lecture in the Fine Arts Presents: What is Going On in Jacques-Louis David’s “Sappho and Phaon?”

November 6th, 2012 | 7pm
Rubendall Hall, Weiss Center

Distinguished art critic and art historian Michael Fried has written and lectured about abstract painting and sculpture since World War II.

The Jane L. and Robert H. Weiner Lecture in the Fine Arts presents the distinguished art critic and art historian Michael Fried, J.R. Herbert Boone Chair in the Humanities and professor of art history at the Johns Hopkins University. He has written and lectured extensively about abstract painting and sculpture since World War II, specializing in French painting and art criticism from the mid-18th century to the advent of Edouard Manet and his generation, as well as the works of Bernd and Hilla Becher and contemporary photographers Jeff Wall, Thomas Struth, Adreas Gursky and Thomas Demand, among others. Recent research examines Caravaggio and the transformation of 17th-century Italian painting.

For more information please contact the A&AH Academic Department Coordinator.

Opening Reception: Senior Studio-Art Seminar: Works in Progress
November 27th, 2012 | 5pm
Goodyear Gallery

Senior Studio Art majors will exhibit works in a variety of mediums, including sculpture, drawing, painting, photography, video and ceramics. During the opening reception the artists will be available to discuss their ongoing work, which will culminate in an April exhibition at The Trout Gallery. The exhibition will be open until December 7th, 2012. Light refreshments will be served. For more information please contact the A&AH Academic Department Coordinator.
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