|DARKNESS DESCENDS: Norwegian Art Now Sept. 1 – Oct. 9, 2009DARKNESS DESCENDS delves into the uniquely Norwegian style of neoromanticism in contemporary art. The exhibition brings together a multidisciplinary group of artists to explore the fascination with darkness inspired by mythology and a close relationship to nature.|
|Computation, Vision: EmergenceOct. 20 – Dec. 12, 2009The artwork in the exhibit represents a collaboration between students and faculty in the art and computer science departments through the Emergent Patterns project. Headed by Ed Kerns, Eugene H. Clapp II ’36 Professor of Art, and Chun Wai Liew, associate professor and head of computer science, the project explored the complex patterns and processes that can emerge in visual structures.|
|Grace Hartigan: From the Studio Feb. 12 – March 13, 2010
Grace Hartigan’s long and productive career ended with her death in November 2008. Grace Hartigan: From the Studio, a joint exhibition at Lafayette’s William Center and Grossman Galleries, highlights Hartigan’s late work.press release
|Grossman visiting artistChakaia Booker
Energy Made Visible
March 23 – April 24, 2010 One of the most significant sculptors of our age, Chakaia Booker has employed discarded tires as her primary medium since the early 1990s. Through slicing, twisting, and weaving tire fragments, Booker creates sculptures of great energy and complexity. These works embody Booker’s creative vitality and provide powerful commentaries on issues of identity, class, gender, recycling, and ecology.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, March 30, Williams Center 108, 4:10 p.m., followed by a reception for the artist.
|May 4 – 23, 2010Senior Studio Honors Thesis Exhibition|