Nov 17
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Feb 18 2011

Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York Installation by Elisabeth Meyer, professor of art.  A series of digitally traced drawing embroidered onto an organza fabric.  The repeating pattern evokes an association with an uplifted plane, the ocean -- a net of coordinates surfacing.  The transparent quality of the organza allows the viewer to see through the piece thus questioning the nature of space. Meyer developed the concept for this sculptural piece during...

Jul 16
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Oct 02 2011

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa is known for his study of the contemporary city and its built historical, political, societal and humanistic conditions in a multidisciplinary approach that defies categorization and involves a broad range of materials and techniques. Driven by a belief in the artist’s moral obligation towards society, Garaicoa creates new vocabularies in order to discuss social and political issues.  Artist Residency and installation in...

Jun 01 2011

Downtown Ithaca, New York Undergraduate architecture students, Cristina Marais and Leslie Mignin, will design and fabricate a furniture prototype of a bicycle rack / city bench, and install the piece for permanent placement in downtown Ithaca, New York. The design responds to an increasing need to accomodate urban pedestrian and biker, using Ithaca, New York, as a test site. Design concepts will be explored and modified. Marais and Mignin will collaborate with fabricators and city...

Apr 01 2011

Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts Inspired by Peter Bruegel's image "Big Fish Eat Little Fish"-- and in response with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill -- "And why the sea is boiling hot..." investigates various meanings of consumption and their relationship to the life of our oceans. This is an installation of sound and movement mixing animation with live video in a choreographic brawl and collaged sound of waves, sea birds and media reporting, with dance rhythms inspired...

Apr 01
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Apr 09 2011

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art The Johnson Museum Club, a student organization, hosts its annual juried arts showcase featuring visual art and film screenings by Cornell students.  Performance art will be presented at the opening reception. Opening reception: Friday, April 1, 2011, 7 - 10PM Exhibition: April 1 - 9, 2011  

Mar 19
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Jun 12 2011

Curated by The History of Art Majors' Society, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art The History of Art Majors' Society at Cornell aims to increase awareness and appreciation of the visual arts in the Cornell community through a variety of activities organized by the group. This year the group has organized an exhibition with the theme of the icon, focusing on how icons, or the subject of our admiration and obsession, become objects through commoditization in contemporary American society and our...

Mar 08 2011

Hans Bethe House, Jansen Dining Room, Spring 2011 Installation by architecture students Jean You and Sonny Xu, winners of the Hans Bethe Design Competition.  Juried competition: to create an installation that reflected Professor Bethe╩╝s work in astrophysics and the energy of stars.

Feb 14
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Feb 26 2011

Hartell Gallery Eric Bernstein presents DOUBLE TAKE, an exhibition of five topographic landscape sculptures that simultaneously portray and reinterpret ten familiar works of art.  Using such iconic paintings as the Mona Lisa, 3D reliefs are fabricated to demonstrate the unexpected moment of lost familiarity and intense reinterpretation.  In plan view, the images are unchanged, but as you cross the room, extrusions increasingly deform the familiar icon. The show will also include 20...

Feb 14
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Feb 18 2011

Tjaden Experimental Gallery, Tjaden Hall Daren Kendall, MFA '12 candidate in the Department of Art, will present "Shield," an installation constructed of salvaged hockey safety glass. The 4x8' panels will be installed to create an unexpected tension between the luminious nature of glass and evidence of impact made by puck marks and scars.