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Art history changes draw mixed reactions

November 19, 2014 • 0
Since Yale’s art history major modified its requirements a year ago, several students and faculty members have expressed mixed feelings in response to the changes.
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YUAG to display YCBA works during renovation

November 18, 2014 • 0
Although the Yale Center for British Art is scheduled to close for renovations in January, it will continue to display some of its most famous works by collaborating with the Yale University Art Gallery.
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Botstein encourages rethinking arts, humanities education

November 12, 2014 • 0
Botstein spoke with the News about points of intersection between humanities and STEM fields as well as common criticisms leveled against the humanities in the American education system.
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Exhibitions celebrate book art

November 5, 2014 • 0
Opening this Friday, “Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection” at the Yale University Art Gallery and “CT (un)Bound” at Artspace on Orange Street will examine the role of the book today.
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Exhibit honors graphic design legend

October 29, 2014 • 0
Located in the library’s Memorabilia Room, “Paul Rand: Pioneer by Design” opened on Sunday and features a variety of the designer’s works, including magazine advertisements, illustrations for children’s books and writings on design theory.
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Allen Forte, pioneer of music theory, dies

October 20, 2014 • 0
Allen Forte, a former music theory professor at Yale and an internationally renowned leader in the field, died in his Connecticut home on Thursday morning. He was 87.
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YCBA celebrates founder Paul Mellon ’29

October 16, 2014 • 0
Tuesday called for celebrations dedicated to founders of all stripes, including the Yale Center for British Art’s own Paul Mellon ’29 and his wife Bunny.
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Exhibit explores slavery, British culture

October 8, 2014 • 0
A new exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art aims to shed light on the complex relationship between 18th-century British metropolitan culture and the transatlantic slave trade.
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Scholars talk Indian arts, global trade

October 1, 2014 • 0
A symposium held on Tuesday in the Loria Center aimed to highlight new research in the field of 18th and 19th century Indian art in a variety of media.
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Yale Dance Theater to celebrate Alvin Ailey

September 24, 2014 • 0
This spring, Yale Dance Theater and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) group are seeking to provide students with a venue for exploring Ailey’s legacy.
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Students speed date with literary prizewinners

September 17, 2014 • 0
At this year’s edition of the Windham-Campbell Prize Festival, students were offered the opportunity to interact with the winners of the literary award in a more relaxed and intimate setting.
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Sitting down with YCBA curator Martina Droth

September 10, 2014 • 0
“Sculpture Victorious: Art in an Age of Invention, 1837-1901” opens this Thursday at the Yale Center for British Art.