Sabine Eckmann, director of the Kemper Art Museum, has won the College Art Association’s 2016 Alfred H. Barr Award for museum scholarship.
Works by the Sam Fox School’s Patricia Olynyk will be featured in “Some Provocations from Skeptical Inquirers,” a two-person show at The Mishkin Gallery in Manhattan.
The Sam Fox School will present “Sincerely, Stone & DeGuire” at the Des Lee Gallery Jan. 22-Feb. 20. The exhibition collects more than a dozen works by the husband-and-wife artist duo, who met as undergraduate art students.
We are living at the dawn of the drone age. In January, the Kemper Art Museum will present “To See Without Being Seen: Contemporary Art and Drone Warfare.” The exhibition raises timely questions about power, technology, surveillance and fear.
Can technology be at once ubiquitous and invisible? Artist Trevor Paglen, who will speak on campus Feb. 1, deploys photography, sculpture, engineering and investigative journalism to document drones, satellites, fiber-optic cables and other “hidden” systems.
Six members of the Washington University in St. Louis faculty have been honored with 2015 Emerson Electric Co. “Excellence in Teaching” awards.
St. Louis-based design firm PGAV Destinations has pledged $125,000 and the volunteer time of its leading designers to support The Alberti Program at Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts for the next five years.
Five Washington University in St. Louis faculty have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grants to study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year. They are Petra Levin, PhD (right), Timothy Parsons, PhD; and Guillermo Rosas, PhD, all in Arts & Sciences; Jesse Vogler of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts; and Edythe E. Weeks, JD, PhD, of University College in Arts & Sciences.
In 1915, at age 40, Winston Churchill was ousted as First Lord of the Admiralty during Britain’s disastrous Gallipoli campaign. It was a low point for the future prime minister, but recovery began in the most unlikely of places: in the garden, with a box of paints.
The university unveils plans to enhance the east end of the Danforth Campus.