Past Events


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2020 Eleanor Greenhill Symposium

Join us for the 2020 Eleanor Greenhill Symposium on March 28, 2020, an annual event that provides an opportunity for Art History graduate students to present their research. The Symposium is free and open to the public

Mar 28
2020

11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

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Padma Rajendran fabric and print work that she will discuss during her artist lecture at the University of Texas at Austin

Guest Artist in Print (GAPP) Visiting Artist Lecture: Padma Rajendran

In her lecture “Move me with you,” Padma Rajendran will discuss her fabric and print works.

Mar 26
2020

4:00 PM

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Padma Rajendran fabric and print work that she will discuss during her artist workshop at the University of Texas at Austin

Guest Artist in Print (GAPP) Workshop with Padma Rajendran: Fabric Printing with Dye

Participants will experiment with block and screen printing on fabrics (including silk and cotton) using synthetic dyes. Participants will discover the ways dye transforms and integrates with the fibers rather than solely resting on the material’s surface, as is the case with traditional printmaking inks.

Mar 25
2020

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

ART 2.316 (Serigraphy)

Omar Offendum rapper and poet who will perform at UT Austin damascus room

Sinsyrianly Yours, Omar Offendum: A performance-lecture

From the jasmine tree-lined courtyards of Nizar Qabbani's Damascene homes to the flooded riverbanks of Langston Hughes' Harlem Renaissance poems, this unique performance-lecture from rapper/poet Omar Offendum is equal parts presentation and conversation.

Mar 12
2020

8:00 PM

Recital Hall Studio 2.608

Artist Talk: Jaime Lauriano

Artist Talk: Jaime Lauriano

Multidisciplinary artist Jaime Lauriano delivers an artist talk co-organized by the Center for Latin American Visual Studies (CLAVIS) and the Visual Arts Center.

Mar 12
2020

4:00 PM

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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Mar 12
2020

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

The Foundry, Fine Arts Library (Map)

Wednesday Evening Color Salons

Flatland, Color in Early Modern Art

Art historian Linda Henderson shines light on the changing approaches to color in painting in the late 19th and early 20th century, when color came into its own as a means for artistic self-expression.

Mar 11
2020

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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University of Texas at Austin Art History Professor and Yale PhD graduate will give a lecture on the sensual turn in art history in relation to the baths at Ostia Antica in Rome

Toward an Art History of the Senses: Movement, Touch, and Agency in Roman Visual Culture

The so-called sensual turn in art history has called into question the primacy of the sense of sight as the determinant of the agency of a work of art. This lecture from UT Art History Professor John Clarke examines two often-overlooked aspects of visual culture in ancient Rome: movement and touch.

Mar 5
2020

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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Virginia Museum of Fine Art's Valerie Cassel Oliver and LAX Art's Director Hamza Walker portraits on behalf of the University of Texas at Austin's 2020 Spring Viewpoint Lecture Series at the Department of Art and Art History thumbnail image

Spring 2020 Viewpoint Lecture #2

In the second lecture of the 2020 Viewpoint Lecture Series, Valerie Cassel and Hamza Walker will take an exploratory look at the work of Arthur Jafa, unpacking from two distinct vantage points.

Mar 5
2020

3:30 PM

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The image is the color spectrum fading out from the darkest hues, such as red, to the lighter hues like, yellow and blue. Wednesday Evening Color Salons is printed over the spectrum.

Beauty and Danger: Color-Coded Nature

This week's color studio will discuss just how color theory affects the mating process between animals. Researcher Michael Ryan and Biologist Alex Wild, will discuss the science behind the preferences for a mate with specific color patterns or characteristics. 

Mar 4
2020

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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