Posts Tagged ‘Department of Art & Art History’

Stanford celebrates the lasting impression of artist and educator Pedro de Lemos

Pedro de Lemos was the first curator of the Stanford Art Gallery, which is celebrating its centennial this year. An exhibition honoring de Lemos’ leadership and art is scheduled to begin in October.

Pedro Joseph de Lemos (1882-1954) was a visionary and guardian of art at Stanford. As the first director and curator of the Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery (now the Stanford Art Gallery), de Lemos transformed the exhibition space into one of the most important artistic venues in California. He also served as director of the Stanford University Museum…

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Alumna and others with Stanford ties win validation for their work on Oscar night

On Sunday, Feb. 28, Stanford alumna Shermeen Obaid-Chinoy took home her second Oscar after winning Best Documentary Short for her film, A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness. But Obaid-Chinoy, an alumna of both the International Policy Studies (‘03) and Communications (‘04) programs at Stanford, won more than a gold statuette and bragging rights.…

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Seven Thesis Films

Stanford, CA – The Department of Art & Art History’s MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video at Stanford University is pleased to present Seven Thesis Films on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 2 PM in Annenberg Auditorium.  The screening will feature the thesis work of seven graduating MFA students: Sarah Berkovich, Yael Bridge, Seamus…

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2013 Stanford MFA Thesis Exhibition opens at the Art Gallery

Five graduating artists address issues ranging from the personal and psychological to the social and political.

The Department of Art & Art History is pleased to present the 2013 Stanford MFA Thesis Exhibition on view May 14 to June 16, 2013, with an opening reception on May 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery. This exhibition features the MFA Thesis artwork of five graduating artists: Ben Bigelow, Chris…

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