Thursday, February 25, 2010
The Season Premiere Party is definitely happening tonight!
Come check out the newly installed Remington’s Bronco Buster!
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
It’s 11:00 am and the Season Premiere Party is still on tomorrow night!
Interdisciplinary Gallery Talk at 5:30 and Reception at 6:30 pm.
Check back for updates.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Landscapes of the Mind is one of several exhibitions in the last few years that have explored the connections between neuroscience and art. Suzanne Anker and Giovanni Frazzetto recently published an article in the prestigious journal Nature Reviews Neuroscience (November 2009) defining the influence of neuroscience findings into the public consciousness as “neuroculture.”
We see Landscapes of the Mind as a continuation of the dialogue between these two creative fields. It is understandable and valuable for society that artists are interpreting findings from neuroscience…
Monday, February 22, 2010
Another new show is up:
Remington’s Bronco Buster: From Art Icon to Pop Icon.
As if you needed another reason to come to WCMA’s Season Premiere Party coming up this Thursday evening.
Well, okay, if you really do need another reason to come to the party, here’s this: We’re having an interdisciplinary gallery talk at 5:30 pm about Landscape and Memory with Williams professors Bernie Rhie and Olga Shevchenko and WCMA’s Deputy Director John Stomberg. Of course co-curators Betty Zimmerberg and Kathryn Price…
The night before Landscapes of the Mind opened to the public I dreamed that I walked into the gallery with my partner and some friends. All the works were back in boxes, and Richard, one of the preparators, was up on the ladder painting the walls. In shock, I thought of all the work that had gone into installing the show that month now lost. Waking, I had to convince myself that it was a dream. I never had the classic professor anxiety…
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Landscapes of the Mind: Contemporary Artists Contemplate the Brain brings together two seemingly disparate worlds – the studio and the laboratory – to foster new connections between art and the neuroscience of mind. The four artists featured here, Susan Aldworth, Jessica Rankin, Katy Schimert, and Andrew Carnie, take as their starting point images produced by modern neuroanatomical techniques that visualize the brain’s dramatic interior. While neuroscientists create images for research that are at once technically revealing and aesthetically pleasing, these…
Friday, February 12, 2010
Welcome to the Williams College Museum of Art’s new blog!