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Monster Mash

Monster Mash

U.Va. students construct life-sized moving monsters with the help of Hollywood special-effects artists.

Winning Watercolor

Required Reading

Required Reading

Maurie McInnis, art history professor and associate dean for academic programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, recently published Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American

Bookmarked: The Art of the Matter

Bookmarked: The Art of the Matter

A new U.Va. archive digitizes manuscripts related to da Vinci's Treatise on Painting.

Theater as You’ve Never Seen It Before

Theater as You’ve Never Seen It Before

Set designer Lisi Stoessel (Col '06, Grad '08) creates fantastical places.

Kudzu and Heavy Metal

Kudzu and Heavy Metal

Driving down I-81 with heavy metal on the stereo, Pamela Pecchio envisioned a new series of photographs

Rebuilding History … With Cardboard and Paint

Rebuilding History … With Cardboard and Paint

Mammoth Undertaking: Students reimagine Brooks Hall menagerie.

Unleashing Their Inner Warriors

Studio art professor William Bennett’s January Term course hosted nearly a dozen U.Va. students who brought their own ideas of adversity into the classroom

Bookmarked: Please Touch the Artwork

iPad users can turn, magnify and further explore 19 objects from the U.Va. Art Museum’s collection as if the artifacts were in their hands. At

Worth Thousands of Words

The U.Va. Art Museum introduced four new exhibitions on Jan. 20.

“Master Printmakers” is a collection of 16th-century Italian Renaissance prints, based on

Drawing From Nature

Drawing From Nature

Students carried five-gallon buckets that held their art supplies through the hardwood forest of the Appalachian Mountains. When they found something to draw, they turned the buckets over and

Take a Ride on the Wild Side

Take a Ride on the Wild Side

Art doesn’t just hang on a wall. Art professor Bill Bennett—with help from members of the local sculpture community, including Edward Miller and Joseph Schepps—transformed an

Painting Away the Blues

Painting Away the Blues

Gloomy weather spurred Rebecca Lewis to undertake a project that is now a bright spot among her artistic endeavors.

An acrylic painting of a path winding through

Street Art Meets Fine Art

Street Art Meets Fine Art

Reko Rennie Photo by Tom Cogill

Artist Reko Rennie spray-painted the Berlin Wall and the streets of Melbourne, Shanghai and Paris before he came to Charlottesville. For two weeks

Artful Transformation

Artful Transformation

Installing a Henry Moore sculpture outside the Art Museum Photo by Jane Haley

On Rugby Road, a large Henry Moore statue dominates the entrance to the U.Va. Art

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