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Interdisciplinary course applies physical science methods to art conservation

An interdisciplinary course combining art, archaeology, and physics encourages students to look at cultural heritage objects through the lens of science and quantitative reasoning. The instructors hope to inspire careers in art conservation and archaeological science.

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Andrew Olson Scientific Image Awards winners

Judges considered scientific importance, technical prowess, and artistic merit when selecting the 10 winners of the inaugural Andrew Olson Scientific Image Awards.

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Apsáalooke artist Wendy Red Star to deliver McMurtry Lecture

In her solo exhibition American Progress at the Anderson Collection, Red Star explores the costly ramifications of westward expansion on Native Americans.

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New course exposes students to the beauty of Japanese functional objects

In a course that debuted in the winter 2022 quarter, students learn about culturally significant Japanese objects and the blurred boundary between aesthetics and practicality.

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Veronica Roberts to direct Cantor Arts Center

The curator of modern and contemporary art at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin plans to amplify the role that the Cantor can play in its campus community, its region and its field.

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Cantor presents the photography of Gordon Parks

A Loaded Camera features images by the groundbreaking African American artist Gordon Parks, who used his camera to confront racism and discrimination.

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New sculpture installed on Meyer Green

Modeled after an ancient Greek column, but with a twist, Hello by international artist Xu Zhen is both familiar and surprising.

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Mozart I sculpture moves to School of Engineering

Stanford School of Engineering welcomes relocated Mozart I as part of an art expansion effort.

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