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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 >>

Interior Designer Levy ’95 Featured

The interior design business of Alexis Levy '95 was recently featured in the Wilton Bulletin. Alexis Levy Design offers design consultation that ranges from simple art purchases to a new home design. "It all depends on the project," Levy said. "I work with a lot with architects and contractors who are designing a house, or addition, and other times, it's just decorative work." Levy has 17 years o...  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 >>

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