‘A Good Day for Painting’

To honor and reflect on the work and influence of Bernard Chaet, the famed artist and School of Art professor who died last week, the school is launching an impromptu retrospective of Chaet’s students’ work over the course of this week. Chaet, who oversaw the development of Yale’s art department into a top independent professional […]

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Augustijnen blurs boundaries between history and art

To engage with the growing trend of incorporating history into art, the Yale School of Art hosted a screening of Belgian filmmaker Sven Augustijnen’s atypical documentary “Spectres.” Set in Belgium and the Congo, Augustijnen’s work delves into the uncertainty surrounding the assassination of a newly independent Congo’s first prime minister, Patrice Lumumba, on Jan. 17, […]

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Making theater, in 24 hours

Even before the first mainstage show of the new academic year goes up on Yale Repertory Theatre stage on Sept. 27, members of the theater community have already managed to create, produce and perform three shows — in just 24 hours. From 8 p.m. on Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday, the Yale Drama Coalition held […]

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