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  • New Venues in 2015 | Department of Art & Art History
    2015 New Venues in 2015 The McMurtry Building for Art Art History will include a number of dynamic exhibition spaces and a 1000 sq ft gallery as the heart of the art practice program See upcoming exhibitions See past exhibitions About These exhibition spaces will function as a dynamic teaching and learning resource for faculty students and guest artists where best practices for exhibition and curatorial development experimentation and innovation take place In addition to various other selected exhibitions the White Box Gallery on the ground floor of the McMurtry building will be the location for the annual MFA Design Thesis exhibition and Hi 5 the annual 1st year exhibition for the Art Practice MFA students A lower level gallery will be dedicated to student curated exhibitions and two crit installation rooms will allow for dynamic interactive installations to pop up throughout the academic year in conjunction with the diverse art practice courses offered Stretching from the main outdoor entryway to the center of the building and adjacent to the lobby an expansive glass vitrine will also showcase student and faculty works and function as a welcoming entryway for all who pass through Visitor Information The new McMurtry Building will

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/exhibition-spaces/new-venues-2015 (2015-06-02)
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  • EXHIBITION: We're Not in the Business of Warehousing Paper | Department of Art & Art History
    wide range of issues global communication understanding of the human body complex psychological boundaries across race and gender our journey throughout expansive worlds and the nuanced line between fact and fiction Einat Imber s work reminds the viewer of the constant journey we all partake in and the ones we long for Stranded on the gallery floor an eighteen foot burlap boat modeled after a child s paper boat embodies our collective desire to set sail Nearby burlap banners stretch from ceiling to floor subtle blue gradients that record the rising ocean tide through a photo sensitive cyanotype process These prints are a collaboration between the artist and the orbiting sun and moon Concerned with bringing to light the physicality of information and communications networks in his most recent project Christopher Nickel has produced images and objects that reveal a glimpse of the sites structures and workings of this mostly unseen infrastructure By employing a range of materials and artistic strategies Nickel endeavors to illuminate the relationship between the virtual and physical as well as the correlation between society s increasing investment in the Internet and mobile devices and their expanding infrastructures Felicita Norris s large scale provocative paintings are reactions to personal experience though the images and themes represented in her work are not strictly autobiographical Norris aims to reveal the complexities of the familiar evoking emotion by way of symbology and metaphor and uses the human figure and noxious color to draw the viewer inward Accordingly Norris stages figures and objects in confined spaces depicting at times unsettling images that respond to social constructions institutions and politics Photographer Daniela Rossell s work explores how we go about experiencing truths and trauma by taking a closer look at ready made scripts genres and gimmicks In her photo series El

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/exhibitions/exhibition-were-not-business-warehousing-paper (2015-06-02)
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  • 2015 Thesis Documentary Film Screening | Department of Art & Art History
    in Documentary Film and Video Program Q A and Reception to immediately follow screening NOT LISTED IN SCREENING ORDER The Assassin Mrs Paine Working Title by Max Good One woman s unshakable connection to the JFK assassination continues to haunt her fifty years later My Aleppo Working Title by Melissa Langer After fleeing the civil war in Syria and relocating to another continent a young family struggles to preserve their ties to the ancient city of Aleppo Frogman Working Title by Tyler Trumbo When the stories of a father are larger than life what separates the individual from the legend Laps Working Title by R J Lozada The San Quentin 1000 Mile Running Club trains for their marathon on another ordinary day Blue Star Working Title by Chris Giamo In memory of the Indian Army s massacre of Sikhs at the Golden Temple in June 1984 Bisonhead Working Title by Elizabeth Lo Bisonhead chronicles a Native American family s controversial journey to Yellowstone National Park to exercise their right to hunt wild bison Attla Working Title by Catharine Axley An aging legendary Alaska Native dogsled champion trains his grand nephew to carry on a century old village tradition and compete

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  • Art History | Department of Art & Art History
    variety of perspectives including the original context of their making and reception as well as their subsequent circulation collection conservation and display As culturally embedded expressions works of art may yield multiple meanings depending on the kinds of research and interpretive strategies that art historians bring into play These might include consultation of original archives philosophical and critical discourses as well as research into social history or formal analysis Art History Undergraduate Program Art History Graduate Program Art History Faculty Works by Art History Faculty As part of their training students of Art History become proficient in visual analysis as well as historical and cultural interpretation The discipline of Art History teaches students how to engage understand and interpret architecture and design material culture fashion film and video painting sculpture prints photographs and other works on paper as well as performance and installation art to name only the most salient forms of visual expression Beginning with antiquity and extending to the present day the objects of art historical study are drawn from geographically diverse cultures in Africa Asia the Americas Eastern and Western Europe and the Middle East News November 13 2014 New York Times Showcases for Art in Silicon

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  • Art Practice | Department of Art & Art History
    McMurtry Building Giving Information Contact Location Campus Partners Art Practice Photo Credit Linda A Cicero Stanford News Service The Art Practice program on both undergraduate and graduate levels offers production based curriculum to prepare students for creative careers in the visual arts and hone their creative capabilities Access to diverse courses and faculty cross disciplinary interaction and well equipped labs are among the strengths of the flexible program Art Practice Undergraduate Program Art Practice Graduate Program Art Practice Faculty Works by Art Practice Faculty Within the intellectual context of the University the program seeks to build a foundation on the concepts skills and cultural viewpoints in art practice It encourages experimental and innovative integration of media and interdisciplinary approach to art making informed by contemporary theory criticism and broader culture The Graduate Design program is a collaboration between the departments of Art Art History and Mechanical Engineering The Design program curriculum combines contemporary art design and engineering in today s social and technological context News December 10 2014 Stanford News The Dish Undergraduate Exhibit Breaks Stanford Art Gallery Record November 13 2014 New York Times Showcases for Art in Silicon Valley at Stanford University an Arts District Grows See more

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  • Design | Department of Art & Art History
    how the formal visual properties of objects and environments in our day to day world function physiologically emotionally and strategically to guide our actions Learning design skills allows one to focus human perception attention and action and in turn to play a key role in political social and aesthetic shifts in society Art Practice majors or minors can chose to focus their studies on design by selecting a series of design courses as part of their art studio curriculum Due to the significant overlap in studio practice required for both fine art and design there is no separate undergraduate design degree in the Department of Art Art History Information on how to major or minor in Art Practice is here Design courses also provide foundational studio courses for majors from across the University such as Product Design in the Mechanical Engineering Department and Science Technology and Society in the School of Humanities Current Design Curriculum Our current undergraduate design curriculum is streamlined into a set of two introductory courses Design I which teaches the fundamentals of visual design color theory composition and form Design II which provokes students to expand their conceptual and emotional repertoire as designers Advanced medium specific or concept based courses are offered on rotating basis throughout different quarters Future Opportunities With Art Department s move to the McMurtry Building in the summer of 2015 design students will have access to a new state of the art design studio with contemporary computer aided and rapid prototyping tools In the coming years the Art Department is hoping to support a CS Art dual degree As we move in this direction we will gradually introduce more design curriculum focused on computational systems and physically engaged interaction design the d school The Stanford d school more formally known as the

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/design (2015-06-02)
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  • Documentary Film and Video | Department of Art & Art History
    In addition to the training in documentary production graduates gain substantive research skills in film criticism and film analysis The MFA degree is designed to prepare students for professional careers in film video and digital media with the qualifications to teach at the university level Documentary Film and Video Graduate Program Documentary Film and Video Faculty Work by Documentary Film and Video Faculty Work by Documentary Film and Video Graduate Students Campus Visits Annual Documentary Film Newsletter Student Awards Past Student Work The non production courses provide an intellectual and theoretical framework within which creative work is realized The dual emphasis on production and theory classes fully prepares the student to undertake an academic position that typically requires the teaching of both film studies and media production The Stanford Report spotlighted J Christian Jensen 13 who was nominated for an Academy Award in the Documentary Short Subject category for his thesis film White Earth The Stanford Daily conducted an interview with current grad Kristine Stolakis 15 about filmmaking her recent work and the absence of female directors in today s industry The Hollywood Reporter listed Stanford as one of the Top 25 Film Schools of 2014 In an article appearing in Frontrunner Magazine Leslie Tai 13 talks about her Spring film Grave Goods The School of Humanities and Sciences has featured graduate students Rebekah Meredith 11 and Maria Fortiz Morse 10 talking about the program Faculty member Jan Krawitz was interviewed for the article Should Aspiring Documentary Filmmakers Go To Film School on the POV website Also here is an article written by the San Francisco Film Society about the program and the 2010 Fall MFA Screening News January 16 2015 Stanford News The Dish J Christian Jensen nominated for an Oscar November 13 2014 New York Times Showcases for

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/documentary-film-and-video (2015-06-02)
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  • Annual Newsletter | Department of Art & Art History
    in 2015 About Department Overview Programs Art History Art Practice Design Documentary Film and Video Annual Newsletter Student Awards Student Works Film and Media Studies Facilities McMurtry Building Giving Information Contact Location Campus Partners Annual Newsletter Current Newsletter Spring 2015 Past Newsletters Spring 2014 Spring 2013 Spring 2012 Spring 2011 Spring 2010 Spring 2009 Spring 2008 Spring 2007 Spring 2006 Winter 2005 About Department Overview People Works Contact Website Feedback

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