Curated by Kay Wilson and Aziz Daki. Art in a variety of media by Hicham Benahoud, Hassan Darsi, Abdelali Dahrouch, Safaa Erruas, Mohamed El baz, Mounir Fatmi, and Ikram Kabbaj, exploring social, cultural and political themes of our times. Essays by Kay Wilson, Aziz Daki, and Saadi A. Simawe.
Curated by Robert Coffland and Donald Doe. Essays by Donald Doe and Robert Coffland, artist biographies, and bibliography. Two full-page photographs of each basket.
Curated by ten students and Assoc. Professor of Art Tim Chasson, this catalog is the product of a semester-long seminar culminating in a four-week exhibition. The catalog includes seven essays by the student curators, a checklist of the exhibition, and a selected bibliography. Checklist contains thumbnail images of all 80 prints in the exhibition.
Catalog to an exhibition of South African artist Diane Victor's prints, smoke and ash drawings, on view at the Faulconer Gallery January 28-April 17. With an essay by South African artist and curator Jacki McInnes.
The Grinnell College Art Collection began with 28 etchings given in honor of Maude Little Macy (1845-1926) and $1,200 raised for the purchase of art during the endowment campaign of 1908. Since then, gifts, bequests, and judicious purchases with endowed acquisition funds have helped to build a collection of more than 5,000 works of art. The collection is distinguished by its social and political commentary by artists who have taken up pen and stylus as weapons against oppression, exploitation and human folly.
Yoga in the Gallery with Monica St. Angelo
Thursdays, May 21 – July 30, 12:15 – 12:50 p.m.
Enjoy a 30-minute yoga practice, including warming and invigorating poses and a final period of relaxation. All levels welcome. Mats provided. Co-sponsored by Live Well Grinnell.
Curated by Florence Fearrington
Modern museums and art galleries have their origins in late Renaissance European private collections of artifacts gathered for study and admiration. This exhibition documents this fascinating intersection of science and art, and explores the shift from private repositories to public institutions. The exhibition draws on Ms. Fearrington's private collection, and was previously exhibited at Harvard's Houghton Library and The Grolier Club in New York City. Florence Fearrington is a former Trustee of the College, 2000-2008.
Curated by Emily Stamey '01
Bucksbaum Center for the Arts and the Faulconer Gallery
The Bucksbaum Center for the Arts (BCA) was built in 1999 to consolidate Grinnell’s art, music, and theatre departments under one roof. The building incorporates two structures, each designed by internationally renowned architects.
Over the past several years, Michigan-born artist Sandow Birk has turned his interest and extensive travels in the Islamic world into a project to transcribe by hand an English-translated text of the 114 suras, or chapters, of the Qur'an. While adhering to traditional guidelines for formatting the text, he adds his own scenes of everyday Americana, uniting on the page what some believe to be mutually distinct, even opposing and irreconcilable, ways of life.