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ART DEPARTMENT NEWS

  • The Golden Age of Ski Resorts, Retired professor Peggy Smith explores the evolution of ski resorts in a new book October 10, 2013
    She presents a compelling case that ski resorts are a distinctly American type of architecture and one worthy of study. It’s just what you’d expect from Smith: to draw you into something and leave you captivated.»
  • Finding the next Picasso: Wake Forest students head to NYC for spring break art-buying trip March 11, 2013
    Over spring break, seven students will be visiting art galleries in New York City to select works of art for the University’s Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art.»
  • Flash Video Mobs! October 01, 2012
    Joel Tauber’s students from “Video Art: Cyberspace” recently presented their multi-channel video projects at sites (of their choosing) all over town that comment on their projects in some way. Flash video mobs!!! And, they were awesome!!! You can check them out on the Wake Forest Video Art YouTube Site, where you will also see links to the project websites.
  • Behind the scenes ‘Of Paper’ September 12, 2012
    Wake Forest junior Brian Spadafora and sophomore Geoff Weber helped Italian artist Delio Gennai install his works for the opening exhibition at Hanes Gallery, “Of Paper.”»
  • Students collaborate with faculty to curate exhibition: Domestic Bliss at Reynolda House Museum of American Art February 05, 2012
    Not many undergraduate students can claim that they collaborated with a professor to research and produce a piece of work. Thanks to the WFU Humanities Institute’s College Collaborations program, however, three Wake Forest juniors can now add the title of student curator and researcher to their resume.»
  • Teaching and Learning from the Masters February 01, 2012
    Students of John J. Curley are getting up close and personal with 31 of the most celebrated artists from the 1950s. The assistant professor for modern and contemporary art at Wake Forest University has designed his seminar, “Abstraction and Meaning,” to coincide with the Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition at Reynolda House.»
  • Students in print class curate exhibition in Hanes Art Gallery January 20, 2011
    In the studio where professor Bernadine Barnes’s History of Prints class meets, white-gloved students handle prints by Goya, Miró and Picasso.They look closely at the progression of light and dark in the works and discuss the historical context of the prints — choosing those that best tell a short story of three Spanish artists for the Los Sueños exhibition on display in the campus art gallery.»