ART DEPARTMENT NEWS

Students Study Contemporary Art at the 2019 Venice Biennale
April 24, 2019  |  Related:

Wake Forest students have an unequaled and unique opportunity to review global contemporary artistic and curatorial practice at the Venice Biennale. This seminar, ART199 Contemporary Art and the Venice Biennale, provides an in-depth study of Venice and its leading exhibition of contemporary art. During the Biennale, artists, art historians, curators, critics, collectors, gallerists, and the more »

Professor John J. Curley, German Consulate in New York: Dismantling Concepts – A Conversation on the Paintings of Gerhard Richter, October 12
October 12, 2018  |  Related:

Professor John J. Curley presents Dismantling Concepts – A Conversation on the Paintings of Gerhard Richter, at the Deutsches Haus at NYU, Friday, October 12.

Professor David Lubin, ART 231 class to re-broadcast nationally on C-Span 3 on Sunday, October 14
October 10, 2018  |  Related:

Professor David Lubin’s ART 231 class RE-AIRS this Sunday, October 14 at noon ET on C-SPAN 3.

Professor Morna O’Neill’s new book, Hugh Lane The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893–1915
October 1, 2018  |  Related:

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 »

Department of Art Newsletter | Fall 2018
October 1, 2018  |  Related:
Professor David Lubin, ART 231 class broadcast nationally on C-Span 3 on Saturday, October 6
October 1, 2018  |  Related:

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 »

Professor David Lubin, University of Tennessee Humanities Center 7th Annual Distinguished Lecture: “Behind the Mask: WWI, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution”
October 1, 2018  |  Related:

For event website Professor David M. Lubin, Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art at Wake Forest University, examines 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. Monday, more »

Professor Di Luo speaks about the application of digital technology in the study and preservation of Chinese Buddhist art and architecture
September 25, 2018  |  Related:

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 »

Spring 2019 course: Contemporary Art and the Venice Biennale
September 10, 2018  |  Related:

Priority Deadline: September 15, 2018 — Interviews will begin in the latter half of September — Rolling admissions, so apply early!
In this upcoming semester, Prof. Page Laughlin will be offering the bi-annual course ART 199 (3hr), Venice: Contemporary Art and the Venice Biennale. This seminar will provide an in-depth study of Venice and its leading exhibition of contemporary art, the Venice Biennale…