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X-Peri and the Dada Effect: Readings of Contemporary Experimental Writing

Presented in conjunction with Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery’s current exhibition is X-Peri and the Dada Effect: Readings of Contemporary Experimental Writing, an event to be held in the gallery on Thursday, May 18, at 7 pm in Cohen Hall. 209 more words



By Hans Ebert

There’s a wonderful recording by the late Billy Preston, the only musician to be credited on a Beatles recording- he played keyboards on “Get Back”- called “That’s The Way God Planned It” and which is on constant Repeat these last few days. 1,392 more words

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Celebrate the Opening of the 21c Museum Hotel Nashville on Tuesday, May 9

Reimagining the historic Gray & Dudley Building near Printer’s Alley in downtown Nashville: Celebrate at an open house held from 2:30 to 4:30 pm on Tuesday, May 9, featuring self-guided tours of the gallery spaces and guest rooms of the new 21c Museum Hotel, woven into the fabric of downtown Nashville at 221 2nd Avenue North; also experience the suites, including the rooftop 21c suite, and Gray & Dudley restaurant on the tour. 112 more words


Department Celebrates HART Graduates at Reception and Awards Ceremony on May 11

History of Art majors and minors and their families and friends are invited to attend the department’s reception and awards ceremony for our graduating seniors on Thursday, May 11, from 2 to 4 pm. 377 more words


Downing Recipient Ellen Dement Completes Research on HART and Library Projects in New York, Washington, DC

I visited Washington, DC, and New York City over the spring break thanks to the generosity of the Downing family and Vanderbilt’s History of Art department. 395 more words


Installation of Conor G. Bloomer, 2017 Hamblet Award Winner, in Space 204 through May 12

Conor G. Bloomer, studio art major from Watertown, Massachusetts, is the 2017 recipient of the Department of Art’s prestigious Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award. As the Hamblet winner, he will receive a $25,000 prize that provides funds for a year of art research and travel. 457 more words


"American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson" Exhibit Opens April 28

American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson is the first comprehensive survey of a little known yet important twentieth-century American artist, presenting new research into the significance of his life’s work and using it as a lens to view many iterations of abstraction practiced from the 1930s through the 1970s. 715 more words