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July 2018

Image—Script

July 17 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Department of Art & Art History in conjunction with the Guangdong Museum of Art, presents, Image—Script, on view July 17 – August 26, 2018 with a reception on Thursday, July 19, 5-7pm, and gallery talk by the curator at 6pm. This exhibiton, including project faculty director Xiaoze Xie, and curator Lu Zihua, features selected works from the video collection of the Guangdong Museum of Art. Artists include Cai Hui, Cao Fei, Huang Xiaopeng, Jiang Zhi, Liang Juhui, Ou Ning, Wang Shaoqiang, Zhou Tao. Based on…

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Opening Reception | Image—Script

July 19 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Department of Art & Art History in conjunction with the Guangdong Museum of Art, presents, Image—Script, on view July 17 – August 26, 2018 with a reception on Thursday, July 19, 5-7pm, and gallery talk by the curator at 6pm. This exhibiton, including project faculty director Xiaoze Xie, and curator Lu Zihua, features selected works from the video collection of the Guangdong Museum of Art. Artists include Cai Hui, Cao Fei, Huang Xiaopeng, Jiang Zhi, Liang Juhui, Ou Ning, Wang Shaoqiang, Zhou Tao. Based on…

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The J. Sanford and Vinie Miller Distinguished Lecture Series: Artist Li Huayi

July 19 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Li Huayi in conversation with Michael Knight, consulting curator of the Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Collection, introduces his unique approach to ink.  Presented in conjunction the exhibition 墨境 Ink Worlds: Contemporary Chinese Painting from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang. IMAGE: Li Huayi 李華弌 (China, b. 1948), 龍潛山脉 Dragons Hidden in Mountain Ridge, 2008. Ink on paper. Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang

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Academic Practice: Bay Area Photography Now

July 24 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Department of Art & Art History, presents Academic Practice: Bay Area Photography Now, on view July 24 through August 26, 2018 with a reception on Thursday, July 26, from 4-6pm. Curated by Jonathan Calm, this exhibit is a showcase of work by seven Bay Area photographers who also teach photography at various schools in the region. Two photographs by each artist were selected to display a sample of their respective visions, to reveal a significant connectivity – ranging from kindred…

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墨境 Ink Worlds: Gallery Talk Series

July 25 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Ellen Huang, Curatorial Fellow for Asian Art, gives an overview of the exhibition Ink Worlds: Contemporary Chinese Painting from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang, which considers ink painting from the 1960s through the present, examining salient visual features and international connections, as well as the ongoing impact of historical techniques, materials, and themes. In so doing, the exhibition addresses not only the capacity of ink painting to evolve but also the contemporary nature of ink painting as a distinct…

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Opening Reception | Academic Practice: Bay Area Photography Now

July 26 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Department of Art & Art History, presents Academic Practice: Bay Area Photography Now, on view July 24 through August 26, 2018 with a reception on Thursday, July 26, from 4-6pm. Curated by Jonathan Calm, this exhibit is a showcase of work by seven Bay Area photographers who also teach photography at various schools in the region. Two photographs by each artist were selected to display a sample of their respective visions, to reveal a significant connectivity – ranging from kindred…

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Film Screening: Eva Hesse

July 26 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Artists such as Dan Graham, Richard Serra, Nancy Holt, Carl Andre, Robert and Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Eva’s husband Tom Doyle and her friend, writer Lucy Lippard speak candidly and with great passion about the 60’s, Eva’s work and her life. In addition, Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate Museums and Whitney curator Elisabeth Sussman have added their views on Hesse’s work and legacy. Hesse’s journals and correspondence provides much of the guiding narration.

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Film Screening: Eva Hesse

July 26 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Artists such as Dan Graham, Richard Serra, Nancy Holt, Carl Andre, Robert and Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Eva’s husband Tom Doyle and her friend, writer Lucy Lippard speak candidly and with great passion about the 60’s, Eva’s work and her life. In addition, Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate Museums and Whitney curator Elisabeth Sussman have added their views on Hesse’s work and legacy. Hesse’s journals and correspondence provides much of the guiding narration.

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August 2018

Gallery Talk: Gawain Weaver “The Preservation of Archival Photographic Materials”

August 3 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This talk focuses on the preservation of photographic materials, particularly as it pertains to archives of 20th century negative and print materials such as the black and white negatives that form the basis of the We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam exhibition. Gawain will discuss what these photographs are made from, how they deteriorate, how they are preserved at the collection level, as well as conservation treatments to save individual images. The role of digitization will also be…

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Art & Yoga

August 30 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This -event begins with a fifty-minute Vinyasa Yoga Flow class that takes place on the grass lawn between the Cantor Arts Center and the Anderson Collection at Stanford. Following the class, a tour of the Anderson Collection will take place throughout the galleries. Participants should have some prior yoga experience and come prepared with a yoga mat. Yoga attire is recommended. Lockers are available inside the museum for items to be stored prior to gallery tour.

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Film Series: Contemporary Ink Painters

August 31 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Films by Britta Erickson from the series The Enduring Passion for Ink feature artists Xu Bing, Zheng Chongbin, Liu Dan, Wang Dongling, and Yang Jiechang, whose work is included in the 墨境 Ink Worlds exhibition. Each screening will feature all the artists. Featuring an introduction and q & a with Britta Erickson DATES IN THIS SERIES FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 1PM FRIDAY, JULY 13, 1PM FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1PM Presented in conjunction the exhibition 墨境 Ink Worlds: Contemporary Chinese Painting from the Collection of Akiko…

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September 2018

Sustainable Infrastructures for Digital Arts & Humanities: An International DARIAH Exchange

September 13 12:00 am

This 3-day conference will highlight ongoing work in the European Union’s Digital Research Infrastructure for Arts and Humanities (DARIAH) and how these projects and initiatives could potentially intersect with Digital Humanities initiatives in the North American academic community, particularly on the West Coast.  This is the first of three DARIAH dissemination workshops: the second will take place at the Library of Congress in October 2018, and the third in March 2019 at the Australian National Data Service in Adelaide, Australia.…

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Art21: Art in the 21st Century Season 9 Premiere: Berlin

September 27 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The only series on television in the U.S. to focus exclusively on contemporary visual art and artists, Art in the Twenty-First Century is a Peabody Award-winning biennial program that allows viewers to observe the artists at work, watch as they transform inspiration into art, and hear how they struggle with both the physical and visual challenges of achieving their visions.

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October 2018

Art21: Art in the 21st Century Season 9 Premiere: San Francisco Bay Area

October 4 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The only series on television in the U.S. to focus exclusively on contemporary visual art and artists, Art in the Twenty-First Century is a Peabody Award-winning biennial program that allows viewers to observe the artists at work, watch as they transform inspiration into art, and hear how they struggle with both the physical and visual challenges of achieving their visions.

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2018 Contemplation by Design Summit: Oct 30 – Nov 8

October 30 12:00 am

SAVE THE DATES Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2018 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2018 Summit schedule is posted in September at: http://contemplation.stanford.edu/summit.php

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November 2018

CBD 2018: Walking Meditation and Contemplation of Memorial Church Inscriptions

November 6 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Join us in the awe-inspiring tranquility of Memorial Church for a walking meditation. The event will be centered on the inscriptions carved in the sandstone interior walls of this beautiful sacred space. Assembled by Jane Stanford, these inscriptions represent a collection of instructive and inspirational quotes to nourish the soul and spirit. Facilitators: The Rev. Joanne Sanders, D.Min, Associate Dean for Religious Life at Stanford, preaches and presides regularly at services in Memorial Church. She has brought contemplative practices such…

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