Collage of Photos from School of Fine and Performing Arts


Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Photo-Rapide: Francoise Deschamps and Malian Portrait Photography

These two exhibitions featuring portraits by François Deschamps and well-known Malian photographers Malick Sidibé and Seydou Keïta amongst many others provide a fascinating glimpse of the rich photographic tradition in the West African nation of Mali. Photo-Rapide features photographs by Deschamps made in collaboration with his Malian sitters. "Malian Portrait Photography" showcases historic and contemporary Malian portraits by Sidibé and Keïta.

The Dorsky Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2008-2012

Like all museums, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art depends on the generosity of others when it comes to expanding its permanent collection. This exhibition focuses on a representative selection of both two-and three-dimensional artworks created by artists from around the world which have come into the museum's collection from 2008 through 2012. A short list of artists includes W. Eugene Smith, Andy Warhol, Richard Hunt, Dorothy Dehner, Harold Edgerton, Mary Frank and Utagawa Hiroshige.

New Play Festival
A performance of staged readings of selected new plays from professional and up-and-coming playwrights, with a focus on women. " Stars"-Lydia Nightingale; "Green Sound" -John Patrick Bray; "Crazy, Crazy on You"-Lynn Elson; "Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear"-Alex Oates; "White to a Wedding"-Brendan Quinn; "Clara Vox"-Raquel Steres; and 2 sets of review sketches called "Stand Alone Together"-Chelsea DeMott, Vincent Carnevale, Brenna Landerkin, Clark Slater, Aaron Tremper, Matt Hunter and "At the Gallery"-Samantha Mossman, Stacy Carter, Allison Leskowitz, Sara Troeller, Rachel Wong, Rachel E. Bailey.