Nov 15
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Nov 19 2010

Tjaden Gallery; Public Opening: November 19, 5:15PM Out of the Landscape and Back In: Documentation of Two Recent Projects by Chris Oliver Photographs documenting two projects PATH SHED, and DODGE 100 HISTORIC RECREATION SITE.  PATH SHED, is a small wooden structure built around a section of forest to explore the dynamic relationship and struggle between the built environment and natural world.  The visitor will walk through the forest, down the path and encounter the building...

Nov 15
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Nov 26 2010

Hartell Gallery Collaborative Exhibition + Readings by MFA students Lecture by James Trainor: November 15, 2010, 5:15PM Exhibition, catalogue, readings exploring the concept of Local Poetics / Global Aesthetics.  Events are organized by The Graduate Artist's Group and MFA students in Creative Writing and Department of Art.  In conjunction with the exhibition, James Trainor, former US editor of Frieze, and a regular contributor to Artforum, Art in America, an...

Nov 15 2010

6:30 PM, Hartell Gallery "Framing Wilderness, Finding the Center of the World, and the Sublime in a Rearview Mirror." James Trainor, former US editor of Frieze, and a regular contributor to Artforum, Art in America, Cabinet, will give a lecture in the gallery space about his recent writings on geography and art. In conjunction with Cafe Unmooring, a collaborative exhibition in Hartell Gallery, November 15-26, 2010. The project is a lecture/workshop and exhibition collaboratoin...

Nov 14 2010

Barnes Hall,  3pm In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Robert Schumann's birth, the Cornell Chamber Orchestra in collaboration with Professor Judith Kellock and other local singers will present a concert featuring orchestrations of Robert Schumann's songs for voice and piano.

Oct 07 2010

5PM, Africana Studies Research Center Exhibition and lecture by master printer Phil Sanders, Director, The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, NYC. Artist Statement: "My current body of work is an exploration of the mythology of the artist in western culture. It takes the form of sculptures, multiples, books and mixed media drawings based on Greek myths, concrete poetry, art music, neo-dada, and pop art.  At present, I am working on a three-volume artist book, THE STAGE,...

Sep 24 2010

Cornell Cinema. 7:30 PM, Willard Straight Theatre Filmscreening of animator, artist, musician Brent Green's feature length stop-motion film, Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then, with live music by Brent Green and members of the legendary rock band Fugazi. Green's collaborator and actress in the film, Donna Kozloski, will participate in the Q&A post screening. Trailer for the film Cornell Cinema schedule Tickets at CornellCinemaTickets.com

Sep 19
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Oct 31 2010

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Exhibition of large-scale prints by Julie Mehretu, printmaker. The exhibition will feature some of the most outstanding examples of Ms Mehretu's work of contemporary prints, and demonstrate the most current range of practices in the print world, including traditional forms, engraving, lithography, intaglio, silkscreen and digital manipulation. Lecture / discussion with Mehretu and Lawrence Chua, writer, History of Architecture Ph.D. candidate, Cornell. Date of...

Sep 09 2010

Reception for the Dharma Bums: Project Installation by Jia Aili John Hartell Gallery, Sibley Dome, 5-7PM  The exhibition will be on display until Friday, September 17 in John Hartell Gallery, Sibley Dome.   About the artist: Living and working in Beijing, Aili narrates private moods rather than public events of modern day China. His intense and emotionally charged work reflects the individual's vulnerability in a rapidly changing society.   “In my fantasies I often...

Aug 12
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Oct 17 2010

H.F. Johnson Museum of Art  This unprecedented exhibition features contemporary artists from the Middle East, Central Asia, and its diasporas, whose works use different methods of translation. Encompassing a variety of media and artistic strategies, the exhibition examines the different ways that artists engage with people, objects, images, and ideas traveling across geographic spaces, media forms, histories, and personal contexts. Tarjama/Translation treats the multiple processes of...

Jul 01 2010

Bridget Saracino, theatre arts major and BA '11 candidate, received the Edward M. Murray Committee on the Arts Scholarship in October 2010. The Scholarship was established in 2000 by the Cornell University Council Committee on the Arts (COA), to raise awareness of Cornell's arts programs and increase the visibility of its cultural activities and resources. The scholarship is awarded annually to an enrolled Cornell University undergraduate student majoring in arts and culture-related ...

Jun 30
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Aug 31 2010

Lecture: June 30, 2010, 6PM Installation: July - August 2010 / Tompkins County Public Library, Ithaca "The Seat Against Loneliness" bench, is a project by Wilka Roig, artist, Visiting Fellow, Department of Art. Members of the community are invited to talk with artist Wilka Roig about loneliness and contribute to the traveling art project. Together they are building an exhibition directly imbued with meaning based on a shared experience through art...

May 14 2010

Cornell Cinema + Willard Straight Art Gallery, Dates TBA Darren Floyd, Artist-In-Residence, Risley Residential College, Cornell University, 2009-2010 A series of 16mm film portraits of Cornell University agriculture scientists in their labratories and Ithaca area farmers/ranchers on their farms.  The series examines the complex debates happening around recent social shifts in our understanding of food science and production. Floyd's iinterest as an artist is in the form of the motion...

May 14 2010

Darren Floyd, Artist-In-Residence, Risley Residential College, Cornell University, 2009-2010 Film screening / lecture / presentations.  Dates TBA What is the current state of portraiture? Were Warhol's Screen Tests the beginning of motion portraiture or the end of it? Are artists working to extend the history of the portrait into film, video, motion graphics and game design?   Darren Floyd will survey current motion portraiture and self-portraiture through an Open Call. ...

May 05 2010

4:30 PM, 461 Kennedy Hall Maureen Bolton (MLA '10) and Rachel Kunreuther (MLA '10), will give a lecture on the planning and construction of PLAYSOUND PLAYGROUND, a sound-themed playground installed at the Ithaca Children's Garden in Ithaca, NY. The installation was funded in part by a grant from the Cornell Council for the Arts

May 04 2010

5:15 PM, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Ashkin's work involves the complex issues related to landscape, especially marginalized industrial wastelands.  It has been shown widely nationally and internationally, including in Documenta 11 in 2002 and the Whitney Biennial in 1997. Most recently his work was the subject of a solo show at Secession in Vienna. The exhibition Michael Ashkin is a celebration of the artist's 2009 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and...

Apr 22 2010

12:00 - 1:00 PM, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Visiting lecturer in the Department of Art, Anthony Graves, essayist for the recent SECESSION exhibition catalogue, will lead a tour of the exhibition titled, MICHAEL ASHKIN, on view from April 3 - July 11, 2010, at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. Free and open to the public EXHIBITION: MICHAEL ASHKIN Michael Ashkin's signature works from the 1990s reflect his interest in issues related to landscape, especially marginalized...

Apr 16 2010

4:30 PM, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art JAMES SIENA, painter, BFA '79 / New York Artist talk followed by presentation of the Cornell Eissner Artist of the Year Award.  Siena will discuss his professional life as an artist, his time at Cornell as an undergraduate, and his thoughts on the current art world. The events are presented by the Cornell Council for the Arts, the Cornell Committee on the Arts, and the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.  Mr. Siena was nominated for the...

Apr 10
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Jul 18 2010

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art The History of Art Majors’ Society will explore the “classical” and “grotesque” in visual culture and fine art over a wide historical and geographical breadth, unpacking these terms as stylistic and formal qualities, theoretical tropes, and socio-political tools and texts. Through a careful selection of works from the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art's permanent collection, the Society will juxtapose the “classical” and...

Apr 03
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Jul 11 2010

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art An exhibition of two projects by Michael Ashkin, assistant professor of art, Cornell Cardboard city, “Untitled (where each new sunrise promises only the continuation of yesterday).” This city, is made entirely of found cardboard and will cover approximately 1000 square feet at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, and represent nearly one linear mile in miniature scale. A conceptual component of this work is that its method of construction balance...

Mar 29
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Apr 02 2010

Tjaden Gallery / Reception Apr 1, 5PM Exhibition by Anthony Graves, visiting lecturer, Department of Art, Cornell, artist + curator SMALL CRAFTS consists of two new works using digital photography, sculpture, and cinematic convention to recontextualize existing sites of value production and display into a mise-en-scène of speculative dreams deferred. The installation carries the sad tale of the raft of the Méduse as told by its surgeon, Henri Savigny, placing his story of...

Mar 13 2010

Cornell Design League Fashion Show: 7PM, Barton Hall ABBEY RACHEL by Abbey Liebman (BS '10, Apparel Design) Silk painting with focus on the South West images of desert and rock formations will inspire the 9 piece line. For more information: www.rso.cornell.edu/CDesignL/

Mar 13 2010

Cornell Design League Fashion Show: 7PM, Barton Hall SHRED OF HER FORMER SELF by Nhu-Thu Nguyen (BA '11 candidate, Apparel Design) A collection of 5 pieces constructed from shredded, distressed, and surface-modified fabrics, to be re-constructed into wearable art.  For more information: www.rso.cornell.edu/CDesignL/

Mar 11 2010

5:15 PM, H.F. Johnson Museum of Art In conjunction with exhibition The Image Wrought artist France Scully Osterman visits campus to speak about her work in an artist talk titled, "Serendipity and Exquisite Manipulation," and offer a wet-collodion workshop for Cornell students.  Osterman is photographer, teacher and guest scholar at the George Eastman House. The exhibition (January 30 - March 28, 2010), examines the paradox of contemporary photographers embracing archaic...

Mar 02
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Mar 12 2010

Mann Library Gallery [re] order explores two extremely different visions of nature and order. These visions are taken on by two Landscape Architecture student artists who [re]interpreted certain events seen in nature and converted them to art. aloe [poly]flection–art installation by I. Maria Calderon (BA '10), probes the elemental compositi on of the Aloe polyphyla plant, its generative patterning, skeletal framework and perseverance of the Fibonacci Sequence as a basis for...

Feb 11 2010

February 11, 2010, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Andrea Inselmann, curator of contemporary art, H.F. Johnson Museum of Art, will lead a discussion on the exhibition JAMES SIENA: FROM THE STUDIO JAMES SIENA, BFA '79, has been named the 2009 - 2010 Cornell University Eissner Artist of the Year Award recipient by the Cornell Council for the Arts and Committee on the Arts of the University Council Office.  Mr. Siena will return to campus to meet with students, receive the artist  award, give a...

Feb 02 2010

Fall 2009 / Spring 2010 Collaborating with the Department of Theatre, Film and Dance, and local documentary film producer, Sue Perlgut, the archive will introduce video records to the documentation of feminist histories.  The portraits will include practitioners as well as scholars, many of whom are retired or on the verge of retirement. For more information on times / program visit Theatre, Film & Dance website VIDEO: close to home productions / trailer

Jan 18 2010

Nicole Castelli, apparel design major and BS '10 candidate, received the Edward M. Murray Committee on the Arts Scholarship in January 2010. The Scholarship was established in 2000 by the Cornell University Council Committee on the Arts (COA), to raise awareness of Cornell's arts programs and increase the visibility of its cultural activities and resources. The scholarship is awarded annually to an enrolled Cornell University undergraduate student majoring in arts and culture-related programs,...