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ART DEPARTMENT NEWS

Sculptures to be Displayed at Lakefront Park

This fall, Andrew Hellmund '14 will pursue graduate studies at the University of Alberta in Canada, but before he leaves 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 th...  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 >>

Martinez '12 Exploring Art in Paris

Paris, known by its nickname "The City of Love," is a cultural melting pot for art in the world. Known for its architectural beauty and the museums located within the city, Paris is an ideal location to study art. It's where Amelia Martinez '12 is doing just that. In Paris, Martinez is currently pursuing a master in fine arts with a focus on painting and illustration at the Paris College of Art. ...  More >>

HWS Faculty Promotions

Effective June 30, 2014, Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members Kevin Dunn, Jim MaKinster and Nick Ruth will each be appointed to the rank of full professor. Dunn is a political scientist whose teaching and scholarship focus on international relations and politics in Africa. He is co-author of Inside African Politics (2013); Politics of Origin in Africa: Autochthony, Citizenship, and C...  More >>

Collaboration on Gallouët's New Book

Catherine Gallouët, professor of French and Francophone studies, has studied Marivaux her entire career. While she has also published extensively on other writers and other subjects, Gallouët has been drawn back to the 18th century French playwright, essayist, and novelist, for his surprisingly contemporary subject matter and the modernity of his style. "That's the reason he is the most produced ...  More >>

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