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News & Events​

Professor Ann Norton, Professor Eric Sung, PC students in the spring 2016 course ARH/ART/AMS 301-Development of North American Architecture and Shea High School students concluded their semester long collaboration. The course combined the history of architecture with photography of Art Deco as an important aspect of the class. Watch for the web-site soon to be posted!​

Henry Gilbert'16 Art History major presented his thesis topic, "Critical Mass: Synthesis of Art and Sport in the Bodybuilding Industry," to the Visual Culture Consortium, MFA Boston on Saturday, April 16. New Approaches to Art History and Visual Culture The Visual Culture Consortium, Boston hosted the Eighth Annual Undergraduate Art History Symposium Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. This symposium brought together undergraduates to present their research in art history, visual culture and their associated contexts.Papers from a broad range of topics in art history and visual culture were considered.

Anna Hayes'16 Studio Art major set up an installation piece in Slavin this week. Anna created the piece as part of her Visual Design II course with Professor Amy Beecher. ​Students were encouraged to write on the installation their experiences at PC.

Professor Jim Janecek's students created a final Bauhaus project​ this week in Special Topics: Bauhaus Design. The students used a light modulator, as in Moholy-Nagy's concept of Light as a plastic medium. Then they used iPads to record shapes, patterns and rhythms of light, as in Moholy-Nagy's film "Black, White and Gray".

Paul Anthony Smith, the artist for the second annual On the Wall exhibition, presents a large scale photographic installation presenting snapshots from his collection of in and around Jamaica and beyond.  On Thursday April 28, 2016 at 5:00 pm in the Reilly Gallery, Smith will be holding a talk about his work and interact with his viewers.