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Local dance company funds its own show

January 22, 2014 • 0
Almost Porcelain, a new performance by the New Haven-based dance company Elm City Dance Collective, will premier this spring in large part owing to a fundraising campaign the group launched on Kickstarter. Company members succeeded in raising $5,035 in 30 days — exceeding their fundraising goal by nearly $900. The company is gearing up for »
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YCBA talk explores 18th-century bust

October 30, 2013 • 0
A Tuesday talk at the Yale Center for British Art explored in detail an 18th-century British sculpture.
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Talk explores art and bioethics

October 17, 2013 • 0
The theme of death united two seemingly disparate fields — art and bioethics — during a Wednesday talk at the Yale University Art Gallery. The lecture, titled “Art, Empathy and Morality: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Bioethics,” was led by YUAG curatorial fellow Tanya Pohrt and Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics director Stephen Latham. »
Photojournalist Amanda Rivkin described her work in Turkey and Azerbaijan to
a small crowd in Luce Hall on Tuesday.
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Photojournalist discusses travels, gender

October 2, 2013 • 0
Istanbul-based photojournalist Amanda Rivkin discussed her travels to a small group in Luce Hall.
In a new art exhibit, entitled “Joe’s Junk Yard,” Lisa Kereszi ART ’00 displays 12 photographs of her family’s Philadelphia junkyard business.
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‘Junk Yard’ photos preserve past in Davenport

September 24, 2013 • 0
Lisa Kereszi ART ’00 has transformed the Davenport College Gallery into a junkyard.
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‘Olympiad’ celebrates modernist masterpieces

September 23, 2013 • 0
Yale played host to a veritable “Manet mania,” as the history of art department’s “Olympiad” conference was aptly dubbed by Art News, a global art magazine.
“Still Life: 1970s Photorealism” — a new exhibit at the Yale University Art Gallery — is bringing the art of photorealism back by way of sculptures and paintings.
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‘Still Life’ captures beauty of everday objects

September 11, 2013 • 0
After more than a decade of neglect, the Yale University Art Gallery is bringing photorealism back.
“Everything Loose Will Land,” now on display at the School of Architecture, explores the dynamic between architecture and the visual arts in Los Angeles during the 1970s.
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‘Everything Loose’ has landed in New Haven

September 11, 2013 • 0
By way of Yale’s School of Architecture, a little piece of Los Angeles has taken up residence in New Haven.
Red Grooms’ “Studio at the rue des Grands-Augustins,” painted between 1990 and 1996, makes visual reference to Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica.”
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Grooms exhibit debuts at the YUAG

September 4, 2013 • 0
Tucked away in a corner of the Yale University Art Gallery’s fourth floor is a witty foray into 20th-century art.