Topic: Visual Arts

Street Art Meets Fine Art

Street Art Meets Fine Art

Reko Rennie paints the walls of Kluge-Ruhe

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

Summer 2011

Artful Transformation

Artful Transformation

Moore statue, more offerings

On Rugby Road, a large Henry Moore statue dominates the entrance to the UVA Art Museum where overgrown shrubbery once stood.

The new outdoor sculpture...

Summer 2011

Mind’s Eye

Mind’s Eye

Nir Avissar’s photography documents military life in Israel

Nir Avissar’s photography documents military life in Israel

Spring 2011

Painting a Farewell

Painting a Farewell

Celebrating the career of art professor Richard Crozier

An exhibition of paintings by Richard Crozier, who has taught drawing and painting courses at the McIntire Department of Art since 1974, was on display at UVA’s Ruffin...

Spring 2011

When the Image Is the Word

When the Image Is the Word

The art of Corwin Levi

Corwin Levi studied law at UVA and transformed his notes into art. Hear him talk about his approach to his drawings at the Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville, where his show "Lines on Gesso" was displayed during the month of September 2010.

Winter 2010

View From a Garden

View From a Garden

Student’s painting of University Chapel wins prize

A lover of outdoor spaces and peaceful places, Olivia Kiers (Col ’12) often retreats to the garden behind Pavilion I to study, write poetry, let her thoughts wander and...

Winter 2010

A Bold Look at the Familiar

A Bold Look at the Familiar

Paintings delve into the mystery of objects

For Elizabeth Geiger, familiar does not equal ordinary.

Her still life paintings, with bold brush strokes and rich colors, use the stuff of everyday life—books,...

Fall 2010

The Art of Reflection

The Art of Reflection

Alumna’s paintings feature Jefferson cups

Edith Arbaugh (Educ ’55) taught art in Charlottesville for 29 years. A well-known figure in the local art scene, she is one of the founders of the Central Virginia Watercolor...

Summer 2010

Peaceful Stones

Peaceful Stones

Ancient Chinese sculptures, some more than 2,000 years old, fill the University of Virginia Art Museum’s main gallery with a profound sense of serenity. “You can feel...

Spring 2010

Sharing a Vision

Sharing a Vision

Art contest winner moved by Rotunda

Jennifer Tsai was so moved by the beauty and symbolism of the Rotunda, she knew it would be hard to leave when she graduated

Winter 2009

Fresh Art

Fresh Art

Renovated museum opens its doors

The University of Virginia Art Museum reopened after a $2 million summer renovation.

Winter 2009

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Addiction Research

I found the article “Targeting Addiction” (Fall 2009) very intriguing. I especially was curious if Dr. Bankole Johnson’s research (or even topiramate itself) is...

Winter 2009

Meals—and Art—on Wheels

Meals—and Art—on Wheels

Artists use bio-fuel bus to deliver message about food and sustainability

Artists use bio-fuel bus to deliver message about food and sustainability

September 14, 2009

Every Picture Tells a Story

Every Picture Tells a Story

John Wright uses quiet approach to capture face of celebrity

Whether photographing Jessica Lange, Christopher Walken, Paul Newman or Al Pacino for Inside the Actors Studio or capturing Ella Fitzgerald performing at the Lincoln Center, Wright faces the challenge of reaching beyond a celebrity’s image and conveying a human being.

Fall 2009

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Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.