Topic: Visual Arts

Experimental Beds

Experimental Beds

Artist examines the slave experience at Monticello

Australian artist Judy Watson examines Thomas Jefferson's relationships through a series of etchings.

Winter 2012

Art Up Close

Art Up Close

Museum expands its reach through new curator and collection

The UVA Art Museum gets a new name, a new curator and some new art.

Winter 2012

Monster Mash

Monster Mash

Modern-day Dr. Frankensteins bring creatures to life

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

October 16, 2012

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...

Fall 2012

Kudzu and Heavy Metal

Kudzu and Heavy Metal

The work of photographer Pamela Pecchio

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

April 16, 2012

Unleashing Their Inner Warriors

Unleashing Their Inner Warriors

Sculptors use clay against adversaries

Studio art professor William Bennett’s January Term course hosted nearly a dozen UVA students who brought their own ideas of adversity into the classroom and, for two...

Spring 2012

Bookmarked: Please Touch the Artwork

Bookmarked: Please Touch the Artwork

“UVaM” brings art to the Apple App Store

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

Spring 2012

Worth Thousands of Words

Worth Thousands of Words

Art Museum opens four new exhibits of oldies and goodies

The UVA Art Museum introduced four new exhibitions on Jan. 20.

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

Spring 2012

Drawing From Nature

Drawing From Nature

Mountain Lake Biological Station inspires art

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...

Winter 2011

Take a Ride on the Wild Side

Take a Ride on the Wild Side

UVA sculptors build interactive art

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...

Winter 2011

Painting Away the Blues

Painting Away the Blues

Student wins prize with colorful art

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...

Winter 2011

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