Friday, January 30, 2015

Flashback Friday :: 1969 Transcendental Imagery

Eugene Ray
"Transcendental Imagery"
MFA Thesis Exhibition
Carroll Gallery
Newcomb Art Department
Tulane University

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Newcomb Art presents: WHAT IS A COPY? a film series

Jeffrey Stenbom named a 2015 NICHE Awards Finalist

MFA Candidate Jeffrey Stenbom was selected as a finalist in the 2015 NICHE Awards for the piece entitled Gone But Remembered in the Glass: Functional Category. 

Only seventy-five entries out of more than 1000 submissions were named finalists in this year's competition, sponsored by NICHE magazine. Judging was based on two main criteria: technical excellence, both in surface design and form, and a distinct quality of unique, original and creative thought. Stenbom's MFA Thesis Exhibition, Thank You, will be on display at the Carroll Gallery from March 4-13. A reception will be held on Friday March 6 from 5:30-7:30pm.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Anne Dunlop lectures at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

In December Anne Dunlop, Associate Professor and Chair of the Newcomb Art Department, presented the lecture, Beauty, Male and Female, in Early Modern Portraits,” a look at the complicated role of beauty and idealization in a number of early portraits features examples by Vouet, Veronese, and others.

Professor Dunlop was one of seven renowned art historians from the United States and Europe discussing key works from the Blaffer Foundation collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
The lecture was part of “A Golden Age of European Art” celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation and the contribution that the foundation has made to the cultural life of the city of Houston and the state of Texas. 

[Simon Vouet, Saint Sebastian, c. 1625, oil on canvas, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, Houston]