Monthly Archives: June 2013

Monthly Archives: June 2013

IU East to establish downtown Richmond art gallery

IU East to establish downtown Richmond art gallery

Indiana University East will take possession of 912 E. Main, located in downtown Richmond, on July 1, 2013. The space will house an art gallery, individual studios for faculty and students, and a classroom. It is slated to open to the public late fall semester 2013. Planning for this space has been underway for more than a year under the direction of Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences Katherine Frank. Part of the mission of IU East as a regional, public institution is to contribute to the cultural and economic development of the communities it serves. The downtown location was selected in order to create more of a direct community presence, to make resources more accessible to … Continued
“WOMEN IN ART” at the Richmond Art Museum Two Art Talks by Indiana University East Fine Arts Students

“WOMEN IN ART” at the Richmond Art Museum Two Art Talks by Indiana University East Fine Arts Students

Session #1 – Representation of Women in Western Art: The tradition of the “female nude,” specifically “Venus paintings,” for the “malegaze;” artists that challenge this archetype, including the Guerilla Girls; women ascreators vs. women as subject matter; the representation of women in contemporary media. When: Wednesday, June 12, 2013: 12:45-1:45 pm Location: McGuire Memorial Hall Auditorium, Richmond Art Museum Session #2 – Suzanne Valadon: 19th Century artist; worked first as a nude model for artists such as Degasbefore she became a notable artist in her own right; one of the first femaleartists to actually work with the artistic convention of the female nude,deflecting and ultimately rejecting “the male gaze;” how her low-classbackground actually ended up helping her artistic production by … Continued