Fine Arts Department
Fine Arts Featured Story
Fine Arts professor Jeffery Howe co-curated, Courbet: Mapping Realism, at BC's McMullen Museum of Art. Departmental faculty members Claude Cernuschi and Katherine Nahum also contributed essays to the catalog for the exhibition, which closed December 8. Read about the exhibition.
Upcoming and Ongoing Events
Tonight: PBS Art21: "Change" with Ai Weiwei
Tuesday, December 10
9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
This screening and live conversation will highlight and analyze the profound power of art and artist in their ability to impact society. Discover the world of Ai Weiwei, China's famous artist and human rights activist, Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui, and American photographer Catherine Opie. For anyone who loves art or dreams of change.
Call to Student Artists
The BC Art Club is starting to plan for its Spring Student Show, to be held in February. If you have completed work from this semester that you would like to submit for inclusion in the exhibition, contact Art Club Co-President Vivian Ylan Phan to arrange to have it stored over Christmas break.
The online magazine Musée features an interview with Professor Karl Baden in which he discusses his "Dead Santas" project. Baden photographed deflated Kris Kringle blow-ups, a subject appealing to the artist's self-described humorous and dark sensibility.
Exhibition: Art & Digital Technology
December 5 - 20, O'Neill Library Level One Gallery
The Library is open 24 hours through exam period. Take a study break! Students in Professor Karl Baden's class, in which they've learned to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as creative tools, display highlights from their final projects.
New course: Religion, Art & Politics
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:50 p.m.
Corcoran Visiting Chair of Jewish-Christian Relations Marc Michael Epstein will lead an exploration of the various ways in which visual culture can be used and exploited to subvert the political messages of religion. FA581.01 is crosslisted as TH581.01 and HS150.01.
Paris Night & Day: Photography Between the Wars
February 15 - June 8, 2014
Professor Ash Anderson curated the spring exhibition at the McMullen Museum, which will highlight the work of an international group of photographers whose innovative methods and choice of subject matter came to frame our conception of the City of Light during an unsettling moment in time.