ART DEPARTMENT NEWS
Professor David Lubin’s ART 231 class RE-AIRS this Sunday, October 14 at noon ET on C-SPAN 3.
Professor Morna O’Neill will discuss her research and new book, Hugh Lane The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893–1915. Paul Mellon Centre, London, Dec 5, 6:00–8:30pm
Professor David Finn will be presenting two talks on his work in Scotland, the first is “Preface to ‘Shadow Citizens’” in which he will present his artwork and ideas on people who are living on the edge of society, many of whom he cast in Winston-Salem. The talk is the Duncan of Johnstone College of more »
Associate Professor Joel Tauber’s new project, UNDERWATER, brings environmentalism, trance music, and mysticism together. In a 7-channel video installation that’s also an operatic disco, Tauber sings about pollution and global warming like a Jewish cantor on the Day of Atonement. Electronic dance music arises from depth readings taken from 40 of his scuba dives. 5 more »
Professor Morna O’Neill’s new book published by Yale University Press, Hugh Lane The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893–1915, charts a geography of the art market and the art museum in the early 20th century through the legacy of one influential dealer. Born in Ireland, Hugh Lane (1875–1915) established himself in London in the more »
The student-curated exhibition was inspired, in part, by Reynolda House’s major fall exhibition opening Sept. 14, “Dorothea Lange’s America,” which presents Lange’s haunting photographs of 1930s and 1940s America and features some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. O’Neill challenged her students to explore the ideas that would be presented in “Dorothea Lange’s America” and make connections to photographs in the Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art.
David Lubin’s American Visual Arts lecture and class discussion on 19th-century New England artist Winslow Homer was taped by C-Span last spring for its “Lectures in History” series, which features actual class sessions in college classrooms across the country. The Wake Forest episode will debut on Saturday, October 6 at 8pm ET and Midnight ET more »
For event website Professor David M. Lubin, Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art at Wake Forest University, will examine the humanitarian efforts of plastic surgeons during the First World War to restore obliterated faces and sculptors to fashion prosthetic masks for the disfigured. He relates such efforts to the renowned beauty culture of the 1920s. more »
As part of the symposium and exhibition Virtual Journeys: Chinese Buddhist Art and Architecture in the Digital Era, Di Luo speaks about the application of digital technology in the study and preservation of Chinese Buddhist art and architecture. Symposium: Sept 27, 2018, Charles B. Wang Center, Stonybrook University. Exhibition: September 12 through December 15, 2018 more »