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11/2: MFA Graphic Design Open Studios

  MFA Graphic Design Open Studios 808 Commonwealth Avenue Friday, November 2 5 pm: MFA and Graduate Certificate Info Session 6-8 pm: Open Studios Join the current Graphic Design students and faculty for a showcase of student work in the MFA studios. The evening will begin with an information session for the MFA program and […]

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October 23: Visiting Artist Mernet Larsen

Visiting Artist: Mernet Larsen (Tim Hamill Lecture) Tuesday, October 23, 6:30 pm Jacob Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Since the late 1970s, Mernet Larsen has engaged with the history and idioms of geometric abstraction. In the early 2000s her work took a crucial turn, developing a unique marriage of abstraction and figuration that has been […]

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Media Type: PaintingSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Painting BFA Painting MFA

2018 MFA Thesis Exhibitions

2018 MFA Thesis Exhibitions April 13–27 Opening Reception: Friday, April 13, 6–8 pm Painting & Sculpture: 808 Gallery Graphic Design: Stone Gallery Hosted in both of the Boston University Art Galleries simultaneously, the 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibitions are the culmination of two years of intensive work by graduate candidates in Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Design.   Graphic Design (Stone Gallery) […]

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Spring 2018 Tuesday Night MFA Lecture Series

Hosted by the graduate programs in Painting and Sculpture at Boston University, the Tuesday Night MFA Lecture series brings practicing artists to campus to present their work. All lectures are free and open to the public. Spring 2018 Lectures Keltie Ferris Tuesday, February 6, 7:30 pm Room 303, 808 Commonwealth Ave. Keltie Ferris is known for her large-scale canvases covered […]

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Media Type: PaintingSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Painting MFA Sculpture MFA

January 23: Visiting Artist Nora Schultz

Visiting Artist: Nora Schultz Tuesday, January 23, 7:30 pm Room 303, 808 Commonwealth Ave., 3rd Floor Nora Schultz creates sculptural installations that employ methods of film and video, language and performance. She often collaborates with her sculptural objects that act as protagonists in her performances; these enact a complex and a problematic position of the […]

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Media Type: SculptureSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Sculpture MFA

March 28: Visiting Artist Miwa Matreyek

  Visiting Artist: Miwa Matreyek Wednesday, March 28, 6:30 pm Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Ave. Miwa Matreyek is an animator, director, designer, and performer based in Los Angeles. Coming from a background in animation by way of collage, Matreyek creates live, staged performances where she interacts with her animations as a shadow silhouette, at the cross […]

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February 7: Visiting Artist Laurie Anderson

  Visiting Artist: Laurie Anderson Wednesday, February 7, 7 pm Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Ave. Laurie Anderson is a visual artist, composer, musician, film director and writer at the forefront of the American avant-garde for over four decades. A fixture in the realms of contemporary art, experimental theater and music, she has consistently pushed disciplinary […]

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Schools: Visual Arts

Visiting Artist: Gabriel Kuri

Visiting Artist: Gabriel Kuri Wednesday, September 20, 5:30 pm Room 303, 3rd Floor, 808 Commonwealth Ave. In Gabriel Kuri’s work, familiar things are caught in a semantic play. Kuri’s practice engages the language of found objects and materials (natural or industrial) to create a multilingual conversation. He accepts the socioeconomic conditions of his materials while […]

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Media Type: SculptureSchools: Visual Arts

Visiting Artist: Tom Sachs

Visiting Artist: Tom Sachs Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Tom Sachs is an interdisciplinary artist known for his intricate, hand-built reconstructions of American cultural detritus. Utilitarian objects, luxury goods, artifacts from the NASA space program are combined and reimagined using makeshift materials, laboriously assembled by hand. Simultaneously playful and critical, Sachs’ […]

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Media Type: SculptureSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Sculpture BFA Sculpture MFA

Visiting Artist: Martha Rosler

  Visiting Artist: Martha Rosler Thursday, October 12, 6:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Martha Rosler is an artist, writer, and activist based in Brooklyn, New York. A pioneer of American conceptual photography, video art, performance, installation and feminist art practice, she has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum […]

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Schools: Visual Arts