Mia’s Musings – Oct. 5, 2012

in Arts, Mia Cross, Visual Arts
October 5th, 2012

by Mia Cross (CFA ’14)


On Friday October 5th, renowned Brazilian artist Vik Muniz will visit BU as part of the College of Fine Arts Lecture Series. Some of his most noteworthy work includes large-scale portraits of workers from Jardim Gramacho, the largest landfill in the world, which he created from trash and recyclable materials. Check out his inspiring documentary.


How many times have you passed by this artwork outside of Marsh and wondered what it is? On May 16, 1975 this piece entitled Free At Last was unveiled in memory of BU alumni Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. The sculptors name is Sergio Castillo. The fifty doves represent the fifty states soaring in peace and unison.


Did you know you can follow all of the food trucks on twitter? That way you can check out their hours and menu so you’ll never be left hungry. Take a look.