Category: College of Fine Arts

An Art Professor With a Minor in Whimsical Magazines

Wall Street Journal (subsscription required) Dushko Petrovich, College of Fine Arts For adjunct professor and artist Dushko Petrovich, long commutes between teaching assignments are a fact of life… Expert quote: “It’s quite lonely and quite alienating to be traveling so much, and in the case of adjuncts, they are sometimes second-class citizens within the university.” […]

Italian composer Billone brings musical quest to BU

Boston Globe (subscription required) Joshua Fineberg, College of Fine Arts When Boston University’s Center for New Music was founded in 2012, one of its aims was to provide a cooperative focal point for the city’s abundant but disparate new-music happenings… Expert quote: “He essentially learns the instrument to be able to reinvent the instrumental technique […]

The Conversation US – Toni Pepe Dan

Gordon Parks exhibit offers intimate glimpse into segregation-era life for African Americans By Toni Pepe Dan, Boston University In the spring of 1950, Gordon Parks, the first African-American photographer for Life Magazine, returned to his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas. On assignment for the magazine, Parks photographed his middle school classmates, who were dispersed among […]

Patrick Quigley gears up for Seraphic Fire’s Christmas season after a year of milestones

South Florida Classical Review Scott Allen Jarrett, College of Fine Arts Patrick Dupré Quigley hates to shave, but that’s not the only reason he grew a beard… Expert quote: “I’m so admiring of the kind of music making he’s doing in Florida. He’s really created something remarkable and astounding in a market that, as far […]