Sara Jones
Staff Reporter
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The Sincerest Cappucino: An interview with aki sasamoto

Aki Sasamoto has the kind of easy charisma to which we all aspire, as warm as her signature email signoff — “sincere cappuccino” — would […]

New exhibition highlights artistic impact of ceramics

A new exhibition at the Yale University Art Gallery aims to recast the role of ceramics in the history of 20th-century art.

UP CLOSE | The YCBA, renewed

In 1977, an American Studies doctoral candidate named Amy Meyers arrived on Yale’s campus, just as the Yale Center for British Art opened its doors to the public for the first time.

YCBA consults public in renovation process

Upcoming renovations at the Yale Center for British Art aim to update the buildings’ spaces while preserving its mission.

Exhibit tackles local hunger issues

A new photography exhibition in Pierson College seeks to raise awareness of hunger in New Haven through art.

Art history changes draw mixed reactions

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.

YUAG to display YCBA works during renovation

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.

Botstein encourages rethinking arts, humanities education

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.

Exhibitions celebrate book art

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.

Exhibit honors graphic design legend

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.

Allen Forte, pioneer of music theory, dies

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.