Tag: Visiting Artists

Visiting Artist: Maya Lin

Tim Hamill Lecture Thursday, September 24, 4 pm Metcalf Ballroom, 2nd Floor, 775 Commonwealth Ave. Free and open to the public Co-sponsored by the School of Visual Arts and the BU Arts Initiative. Maya Lin is an American artist and designer whose projects range in scale from intimate sculptures to buildings, parks, and monuments. Concerned with the relationship between […]

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Visiting Artist: Janet Echelman

Thursday, April 2, 6:30 pm Morse Auditorium, 602 Commonwealth Ave. Janet Echelman is an installation artist who creates public sculptures on a massive scale. Her billowing, luminescent forms are created from intricately woven industrial netting, suspended above the viewer and activated by changes in light and weather conditions. They have nestled within cityscapes, filled museum atriums and […]

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Living and Sustaining a Creative Life with Sharon Louden

Friday, March 27, 2-6 pm Room 500, 855 Commonwealth Ave Sharon Louden is an artist, educator, and author of Living and Sustaining a Creative Life. For this workshop Sharon will discuss a range of practical issues essential to working professional artists, covering everything from applying to residencies to creating effective mailing lists. The last hour will be […]

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Visiting Artist: Mickalene Thomas

2014/15 Tim Hamill Lecture in conversation with Anna Stothart, curator at the San Antonio Museum of Art Monday, March 23, 7:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Mickalene Thomas is a New York–based artist whose paintings, collages, photographs, and videos re-examine popular culture and art history through a highly personal lens. Predominantly working in acrylic […]

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Lecture: Stefan Sagmeister

Thursday, February 12, 6:30 pm Morse Auditorium, 602 Commonwealth Ave. Stefan Sagmeister is a New York–based graphic designer and the co-founder of Sagmeister & Walsh, Inc. His bold style and careful sense of craft expands to photography, video, bookmaking, murals, installation, and more. He has also designed album covers for Lou Reed, OK Go, The Rolling Stones, David […]

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POSTPONED: Visiting Artist Huma Bhabha

Tuesday, January 27, 6:30 pm Postponed due to snow storm—new date TBA Morse Auditorium, 602 Commonwealth Ave. Born in Karachi, Pakistan, Huma Bhabha pushes the limits of human figuration with sculptures of grotesque dignity. Combining basic construction materials such as wood and Styrofoam with found objects, Bhabha explores the concept of the hybrid figure – natural […]

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Laurie Anderson to deliver Tim Hamill Lecture, Monday February 27th

(Above)  Laurie Anderson’s “O Superman,” as displayed in MOMA MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 6:30 P.M. Morse Auditorium 602 COMMONWEALTH AVE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC New York-based artist Laurie Anderson has created large-scale theatrical works that combine a variety of media–music, video, storytelling,  projected imagery, sculpture–in which she is an electrifying performer.  As a […]

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Nicole Eisenman visits Boston University

The School of Visual Arts Presents: Nicole Eisenman TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012 6:30 P.M. MORSE AUDITORIUM 602 COMMONWEALTH AVE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC New York-based artist Nicole Eisenman has created a self-aware and psychologically probing body of work that includes installations, animations, drawings, collages, assemblages, found objects, murals, and paintings.  Much of her […]

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