Culture | 3:33 pm | October 4, 2012 | By Sharon Yin

Art professor Papageorge to receive Lucie Award for photography

Yale School of Art Professor Tod Papageorge has been selected to receive a Lucie Award for documentary photography. The Lucie Awards are given by the Lucie Foundation, a nonprofit organization that seeks to honor “master photographers.” The award, which honors exemplary photography, will be given out at The Lucie Awards ceremony, which will be held »

Culture | 8:21 pm | April 19, 2012 | By Anisha Suterwala

Yale alums perform in East Village “barplay”

Are Yale alums taking over the East Village theater scene? Maybe.

Recent Yale alums are taking over the East Village’s theater scene — or, at least on Tuesday night, they took over East Village Tavern in New York City for a performance called “barplay.” The show featured the work of six “truly spectacular” playwrights — four of whom are Yale graduates — putting on a series »

Culture | 11:55 am | March 28, 2012 | By Natasha Thondavadi

School of Architecture alums win national award


Two alumni of the School of Architecture are among this year’s winners of the American Academy of Arts and Letters award. One of five firms to receive a distinction in architecture, the New-Haven based practice Gray Organschi Architecture — run by Elizabeth Gray ’82 ARC ’87 and Alan Organschi ARC ’88 — accepted the $7500 »

Culture | 8:20 pm | January 30, 2012 | By Natasha Thondavadi

Nemerov might leave for Stanford next year

In the final lecture of his legendary art history survey, Prof. Alexander Nemerov comments on the man turning away in "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus," pictured above. Might he turn away from Yale and go west?

Alexander Nemerov GRD ’92, an esteemed art historian and chair of Yale’s History of Art Department, may leave for Stanford after this school year, he said in a Monday interview. Nemerov, whose “Introduction to the History of Art: Renaissance to the Present” was the most popular class on campus this semester, has not yet accepted »

Culture | 3:33 pm | January 25, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

YUAG adds local art to collection

The renovated Yale University Art Gallery will open in December 2012.

Do you like Degas, Monet and really old paintings? Do you value the Rothkos and the Van Goghs? Do you also like local artists? The Yale University Art Gallery has added nine porcelain pieces by New Fairfield artist Jean Mann to its permanent collection, the Danbury News Times reported. Though Mann, 84, already had one »