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Domestic art illustrates Bauhaus history

Domestic art illustrates Bauhaus history
Junior theater major Alexander Freitas attended the reception for “Nowhaus: Domestic Objects in the Modernist Tradition” at the Harris Gallery Tuesday. Curated by Dion Johnson, art gallery director, and Jon Leaver, associate professor of art history, the show consists of work described as functional and aesthetic./photo by Bailey Maguire Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Walking into Harris Gallery’s... 

Abstract rotation spans Tall Wall Space

Abstract rotation spans Tall Wall Space
Junior art major Robert Oshodin visits the installation “Radius Abstractus” by Augusto Sandroni in the Tall Wall Space of the Arts and Com­munications Building. The installation runs until May 30. / photo by Kaung Myat Tun Cody Luk Arts Editor Emily Lau Staff Writer Eighteen abstract art pieces are placed in a circle together to form Augusto Sandroni’s solo exhibit “Radius Abstractus” in... 

‘Natural Subjects’ found in exhibit

‘Natural Subjects’ found in exhibit
Several wooden sculptures stand tall for the world to see in the Harris Art Gallery. Titled “Natural Subjects,” the two-person exhibit by Keith Lord and Nancy Macko is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer As viewers walk into Harris Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Natural Subjects,” they approach with an insect-sized point-of-view... 

‘Out of Rubble’ stands against war

‘Out of Rubble’ stands against war
Susanne Slavick talks about her art for the Visual Exchange: Lectures in Visual Culture program on Wednesday in the Art and Communications Building. She displayed several pieces of her work as well as contributions from other artists based on their outlooks on the aftermath of war. / photo by Keenan Gilson Karla Rendon Arts Editor The department of art and art history welcomed curator Susanne Slavick... 

Exhibit reveals the god in all of us

Exhibit reveals the god in all of us
Adjunct professor of art Walpa D’Mark displays his artwork in the West Gallery of the Campus Center. Freshman Alexis Turnbull came to this gallery to study because of the quiet atmosphere. Turnbull is sitting beneath “When I am god 1.” / photo by Stephanie Ball Michael Saakyan Staff Writer The Campus Center’s prayer and meditation room seems to be the most appropriate companion to Walpa D’Mark’s... 

Destruction uncovers spirituality

Destruction uncovers spirituality
Jonathan Reed, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, walks with Kathleen Weaver, assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, through the Harris Art Gallery exhibition, “Out of Rubble” curated by Susanne Slavick. The photograph of the remains of the Halat-Fidar Bridge, north of Beirut, Lebanon, was made by Simon Norfolk in 2006. / photo by Sarah Golden Karla Rendon Assistant Editor The... 

Rodin captures the human spirit

Rodin captures the human spirit
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Al Clark guides honors colloquium students Ariel Cole, Persephonie Romero, Emily Martin, Steve Reyes, Andra North, and Lisa Keyan through the Auguste Rodin “Mirror of the Soul” exhibit in the Harris Gallery. Each student was advised to pick his or her favorite sculpture and explain what interested them about it. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 4... 

Tall Wall art is here to stay

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer The Tall Wall Space in the Arts and Communications Building currently features an exhibition titled “Plane Suite,” by Almond Zigmund, which is in the process of being added to the University of La Verne’s permanent collection. Since the building was transformed in 2001 from an auto parts distribution site to the ACB, the wall that spans the height of the building has... 

Paintings use abstract color to show daily life

Jesse Evans Staff Writer The West Gallery in the Campus Center opened its new gallery series, “A Man in the Garden,” with a reception Tuesday. The series is by Iranian artist Zohreh Moysaybei and Dion Johnson, gallery curator, picked three of the 10 paintings from the series. “The colors are unique and capture the different emotions, people and times of day.” Johnson said. Photo reproductions... 

‘Extend’ shows everything there is ‘About Paint’

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer The art of Dion Johnson, director of university galleries, is currently being featured in Carl Berg’s collection, “About Paint,” at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. During the summer of 2010, Johnson was busy working on his piece Extend, which when finished was displayed in his studio in Los Angeles. It was here where Berg saw this particular piece... 
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