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ART DEPARTMENT NEWS

Anderson Collection Opens at Stanford

A recent gift from Harry W. "Hunk" Anderson '49, LL.D. '67, his wife Mary Margaret "Moo" and their daughter Mary Patricia "Putter" Anderson Pence, makes public one of the world's most substantial collections of modern and contemporary American art. The Anderson Collection, opening at Stanford University this September, features 121 paintings and sculptures from 86 renowned artists, such as Jackso...  More >>

Faculty Exhibit at Davis Gallery

Each year, the HWS Department of Art and Architecture celebrates the beginning of the new academic year with its annual Faculty Exhibition. Held at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House, faculty exhibitions provide an outlet for the entire HWS community to appreciate their talents. "The works in this exhibition are innovative and forward looking," says Visual Arts Curator Kathryn Vaughn P'08. "We h...  More >>

Makker Leads Geneva Sketch Crawl

From City Hall and the Smith Center for the Arts to Dove Block and Lakefront Park, downtown Geneva was host to a series of "sketch crawls" this summer, bringing together students, faculty, staff and community members of all ages at a variety of locations to create drawings of local sites. Led by Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Kirin Makker, participants worked on drawings across a ran...  More >>

Sculptures to be Displayed at Lakefront Park

Andrew Hellmund '14 is currently pursuing graduate studies at the University of Alberta in Canada, but before he left Geneva he ensured that he would leave a lasting mark on the City he called home for four years. Two of Hellmund's metal sculptures will be installed at Geneva's Lakefront Park, between Castle Creek and the Events and Visitor Center. Hellmund has donated one of the pieces and the C...  More >>

De Niro Documentary Premieres

This month, the short documentary "Remembering the Artist, Robert De Niro Sr." premiered on HBO, paying tribute to the life of the abstract expressionist painter and father of the Academy Award-winning actor, Robert De Niro. De Niro Sr.'s oil painting, "Still Life with Yellow Chair" (1979) is part of the Collections of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Kathryn Vaughn, visual arts curator, notes ...  More >>

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