Trevor Schoonmaker, simply used his feet–for a total of about 30 hours of walking–to find great art at Art Basel Miami Beach. He took a pass on the glitz, but enjoyed connecting with friends and colleagues. He also loved the performances this year.
Though I am certain that we’re all pleasantly taken aback by the return of the record, the greatest surprise lies within the demographic to which vinyl seems to be most effectively making its appeal. Truth be told, vinyl fanatics never stopped purchasing old vinyl LPs, etc.–so the vinyl industry never truly died (but it came reeaally close). These veteran patrons, however, aren’t the agents of cause in this enigmatic equation. Kids are.
By Christina Kaplanis
This spring, the Classics and Art History departments came together to offer a fascinating, exciting and relevant course, Greek Vase Painting, taught under the instruction of the Classics department chair, Professor Carla Antonaccio.
In mid March we installed a new way for visitors to share feedback to a specific editorial cartoon in the exhibition “Lines of Attack: Conflicts in Character.” Visitors can use a computer in the gallery to comment on the image. There is also an invitation to take a very brief survey.
By Laura and Christina When you throw cartoons into the mix with the FCC (remember Janet Jackson?), entertainment is sure to ensue. This Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m., the Nasher Museum and Duke’s Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies will co-host a roundtable discussion, “The Press: balance, [...]
By Wendy The Nasher Museum has dipped a toe into the world of iPhone and iPod Touch apps. Introducing the new (and free) Nasher Museum app, an illustrated audio tour for the groundbreaking exhibition “Picasso and the Allure of Language” (on view through January 3, 2010). Use it as an [...]
By Teka Have you been to furturity.org yet? This awesome site – focused on news from the country’s top research universities – was pointed out to me by the Nasher’s own Rebecca Swartz. She directed me to their social/cultural area and a pretty interesting post about researchers from Northwestern University [...]
By Brooke Hartley, Nasher Museum Intern Whenever I try to piece together the figurative scrapbook of my college experiences, memories of the Nasher Museum blend seamlessly with caffeinated all-nighters in the library, football tailgates, and other staples of my Duke lifestyle. In just a short time, the Nasher Museum has [...]
WRAL-TV’s Scott Mason created a lively story about the Nasher Museum’s newly opened “Picasso and the Allure of Language” exhibition for his show, “Tar Heel Traveler.” Great writing and camera work! Watch it here. Also, a slideshow of images on WRAL.com is a terrific example of the new “hybrid journalism.”