David Hammons. Bag Lady in Flight, c. 1970. Shopping bags, grease, and hair. 42 1/2 x 116 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (108 x 295.9 x 8.9 cm). Collection of Eileen Harris Norton, Santa Monica, California._x1200
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Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition: Elephant Graveyard

 

 

 

 

 

Come show your support for the senior Art Studio majors, Class of 2011, as they unveil their group exhibition, Elephant Graveyard. The exhibition, on view May 13 through June 5, 2011, features the work of 16 Williams College art studio majors: Alena L. Allegretti, Salvatoré Asaro, Kim Bui, Yu Rim Rebecca Chung, Robert Cuthbert, David Hansen, Robert Kim, Su-Mai Lin, Antonio López, Laura M. Staugaitis, Haley Steggall, Adam Stoner, Elizabeth Twaits, and Nicholas Williams. Elephant Graveyard will open with a free,…

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The Gallery of Crossed Destinies

 

 

 

 

 

Last time you saw The Gallery of Crossed Destinies, it was the vision of local florist, Chad Therrien. Since The Gallery of Crossed Destinies is unique in the sense that it is the people and perspectives—not the artworks—that change, you will now find a completely new exhibition curated by 16 ninth graders from Mount Greylock High School. They began the process with color reproductions of the 25 objects, and decided to organize the artwork into thematic categories based on the…

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Fulkerson Lecture: Roger Mandle

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear one of today’s most influential leaders in the arts talk about his unique experiences in ‘Emerging World Cultural Leadership from the Gulf – Questions and Issues.’ Roger Mandle, class of 1963, who recently assumed leadership of the Qatar Museum Authority in Doha, will be discussing the complexities of building museums and developing cultural programs on a global scale in the Gulf and the effects of competition for resources and reputations. The lecture will take…

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Reflections on a Museum Now Open

The museum’s reinstallation project is complete and ready for all to see! Two years in the making, Reflections on a Museum is a re-presentation of the museum’s collection with the additional treat of 50 masterpieces on loan from the Yale University Art Gallery. Eight exhibitions approach the “museum” as subject in different ways. In doing so, the galleries raise fascinating questions about the function and meaning of art across time and cultures and the role of museums in shaping our…

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