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ART HISTORY NEWS

New Center For Maine Contemporary Art Opens

Under the leadership of Suzette McAvoy '80, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) opened its doors this summer at its new location in Rockland. As the CMCA's executive director and chief curator, McAvoy oversaw the fundraising and construction of the $5 million, 11,630-square foot building, designed by internationally acclaimed architect Toshiko Mori. As Art New England notes in "Reborn In...  More >>

Chin Presents, Exhibits Work at ArtRage

Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Christine Chin will deliver a featured presentation about her artwork on Sunday, June 12 at ArtRage, a gallery committed to breaking down boundaries and spurring social and cultural change in Syracuse, N.Y. Her presentation will focus on her accompanying ArtRage exhibition, "In Poor Taste: the Genetically Modified Foods Kitchen." The event will take pla...  More >>

Alum Exhibit: "Your Year in Art"

"Your Year in Art," a special exhibition of art from the Collections of Hobart and William Smith, will be on display at Houghton House during Reunion. Representing pieces created from 1941 to 2011, the featured works will range from prints and paintings to photographs. The "Your Year in Art" exhibit will be open on Friday, June 3 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., and again on Saturday, June 4 from 1:30 to ...  More >>

Annual Student Art Exhibit Opens

From silkscreens, photographs and sculpture to works in charcoal, paint and digital media, the annual student art exhibition curated by the Department of Art and Architecture kicked off on April 29 with an opening reception at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. Titled "Student Art and Architecture: Studio Work from 2015-2016," this year's exhibition will be on display until Monday, May 16. For ...  More >>

Pollack's '55 Collection on Display

Featuring prints, drawings and photographs of the 20th and 21st centuries, "Audubon to Warhol: Two Centuries of American Art on Paper" is on display in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House through April 22. The exhibit was curated by HWS' art interns and showcases the collection of Edward T. Pollack '55. The exhibit emphasizes movements such as Social Realism and Mid-Century Modernism, and feature...  More >>

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