The Chair – June 6-30

Once again, Stanford students present the best seat in the house.

See eleven unique and beautiful chairs designed by students enrolled in ARTSTUDI 262, The Chair, taught by John Edmark. Each chairs’ design and fabrication was informed by historical reference, anthropometrics, form studies, intensive user testing and materials investigations. Meet the Stanford students who designed and fabricated the chairs at the opening reception on June 6…

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Stanford art history graduate students will take a hands-on approach thanks to Mellon Grant

The Cantor Arts Center and the Department of Art and Art History forge a partnership to rethink the relationship between objects and academic study.

For an art lover, there is nothing quite like standing in front of a work of art. There’s the scale of the work, the texture of the paint, and the visceral emotional reaction that can only come through experience. For the museum curator, handling these objects – reading the artist’s scribbles on the back of…

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