ART DEPARTMENT NEWS
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 »
Internet culture, black women on the internet, cultural appropriation and Kardashian-culture are some of the first ideas that come to mind with Courtney Geiger’s 5-channel video project, titled “Wish I Could Be A Kardashian So I Could Be Black”.
Something that I learned during my time in Japan that I want to convey through this exhibition is the importance of text in space as serving both a practical and aesthetic purpose. This, of course, is something that can be seen globally, but when considering a logographic language like Japanese, I feel the aesthetic potential of the text is quite strong. Language functions as communication, but this communication relies on the text being noticeable and understood. I enjoyed photographing text that that asserted its function, text I knew how to read, as well as text I did not, and text that I felt created dialogue visually, within the space it existed.
Wake Forest University Studio Art students; Brianna Casini, Alex Florent, Meghan Henderson, Christina Molkenthin, Allison Li, and Talia Roberts, are accepted into the juried, regional art exhibit, Relevance 2018. Relevance is a new juried arts exhibition for college students presented by the Associated Artists of Winston-Salem and The Arts Council of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County. The exhibition more »
Professor David Lubin’s ART 231 class RE-AIRS this Sunday, October 14 at noon ET on C-SPAN 3.
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 »
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…
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 >>