Dickinson College Art and Art History February 2013 Events

Articulating an American Aesthetic: Franck von der Lancken


The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Opening Reception:  Friday, Feb. 22.

This exhibition features an in-depth study of the work of Frank von der Lancken, an early 20th-century American painter and art educator. It is curated by class of 2014 art-history majors Britton Chance, Virginia Dudley, Margot Eberle, Shayna Goodman, Sarah Howard, Elizabeth Key, Jessica Moran, Marie Petersen, Lauren Sullivan, Rachel Weber, and Christina Wolf under the direction of Melinda Schlitt, professor of art & art history. The show runs from Feb. 22-April 13.
Trout Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lecture: Alexis Boylan–

Cancelled due to Snowstorm NEMO. This lecture will be rescheduled for the Spring. For further details please call 717/ 245-1053


Man on the Street: Rethinking the Ashcan School, Gender, and Modernity

February 11th, 2013
Weiss Room 235

Opening Reception for Ellen Durkan

Accessories for an Iron Maiden
February 12th, 2013
Goodyear Gallery

Blacksmith and sculptor Ellen Durkan creates fantastical wearable constructions for women out of semiprecious metals, steel and a variety of ordinary materials. This exhibition includes her conceptual designs and final pieces—and all of the spaces between them.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m.

Opening Reception: The Unspeakable Series

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Small, intimate and provocative, Sana Musasama’s clay and mixed-media sculptures evoke the troublesome communities in which we live.
Location: Weiss Gallery 204
Fee: Free

For more information: 717-245-1344
For more information: http://dickinson.edu/arts/

Artist Talk: Sana Musasama

February 5th, 2013 
Weiss Room 235


Dickinson College Art and Art History Department March 2012 Events

Americanlife | Recent Paintings by Caterina Morelli

Weiss Gallery 204*
Artist Talk and Reception
Tuesday, March 27th | 5-7pm

Caterina Morelli presents her new paintings inspired by her life in Carlisle. With a particular mixed media techniques, her canvas represent different moments of the town that she has taken walking around. In every canvas she builds up a kind of reality filtered by human eye, experience, emotion and memories. Carlisle is transfigured in a town perceived from new ephemeral gaze in which the light and the air shape the landscape. Exhibition will run through April 13th. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

*Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Please email klimkos@dickinson.edu for more information.

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Kristopher Benedict: The Phenomenal Ocean

Goodyear Gallery*
Tuesday, March 20th | 5-7pm

Benedict will present a new group of paintings that draw upon a diverse assortment of cultural references, including The Firesign Theatre’s 1969 album, How Can you be in Two Places at Once when you’re not Anywhere at All, Better Homes and Gardens journals, group yoga classrooms, Earthship Biotexture, Max Ernst, wave-particle duality, Gnostic mysticism, and the rabbits of Cumberland County. Exhibition will run through April 7th. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

*Goodyear Gallery Hours
T-F | 3-5pm
Sat  | 2-5pm