ART DEPARTMENT NEWS
The Departments of Anthropology, Art, History, and Music offer an interdisciplinary minor in cultural resource preservation which gives students education and experience in the field of historic preservation and cultural resource management aimed at the protection and enhancement of archaeological, artistic, historical, and architectural resources. For more information >>
Explore contemporary art with Joel Tauber in 9 different cities in Europe this summer! Find out more about this exciting opportunity here: EuroTour, ART 199: International Studies in Art >>
2 days per week after Spring Break, 12 days in Venice. This exciting course will be taught both on campus and on the ground in Venice during the most important recurring international art exhibition. For more information, contact Professor David Finn and Professor Page Laughlin.
“Flags and Faces: The Visual Culture of America’s First World War,” is a new book by Wake Forest University Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art David Lubin. The book chronicles public perceptions about World War I and how they were shaped in large part by American artists, photographers, and graphic designers. The book’s second section, more »
Application deadline Wed, Feb 18. Selection and student participation will take place this Spring 2015. Through this opportunity, a small select group of highly motivated and art-engaged students will take part in the research, interpretation, explication, curation, and installation of the work of an artist in the WFU Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art. More more »
World War I left many soldiers with disfiguring scars. For those whose faces were no longer recognizable, an American artist, Anna Coleman Ladd, sculpted masks to cover their injuries…
We speak often about teacher-scholars at Wake Forest: people who artfully combine a love for educating and challenging students with a passion for academics and scholarship. There is no better example of the teacher-scholar ideal than Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Supplee Smith, the 2014 Medallion of Merit recipient.
With his assassination fifty years ago, President Kennedy became the Cold War’s most famous victim. Befitting the conflict’s secret ruses and double agents, the assassination was, from the start, rife with proliferating conspiracy theories. It is in this context of interpretative fancy that we must consider two paintings featuring Jacqueline Kennedy created in the aftermath more »