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Visual Arts graduates present their final work.
New film debuts as part of exhibition at Usdan Gallery and Art Omi.
Since the start of social distancing, students working with Anne Thompson, Visual Arts faculty member and Usdan Gallery Director and Curator, have been making mail art, a time-honored practice in which artists use the postal service to subvert institutional structures and restrictive conditions.
Art New England featured Queer Paranormal (an exhibition concerning Shirley Jackson and The Haunting of Hill House), which was on display at Usdan Gallery and across Bennington's campus from October 29 to December 7, 2019.
Flash Art Italia’s November “Art and Feminism” roundup of international shows featured Queer Paranormal (an exhibition concerning Shirley Jackson and The Haunting of Hill House), which was on display at Usdan Gallery and across Bennington's campus from October 29 to December 7, 2019.
Marie Lorenz, the immersive artist featured in the exhibition Marie Lorez: Waterways at the Usdan Gallery from April 6 - May 9, 2019, spoke to New England Newspapers Landscapes correspondent Elodie Reed about her work.
President Mariko Silver and faculty members Anne Thompson, director and curator of the Usdan Gallery; Megan Mayhew Bergman, director of special programming and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum; and Dina Janis, artistic director of the Dorset Theatre Festival; spoke with the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce about the region's arts landscape.
In March, Woodbury Grant recipient Martha Grover ’02 returned to Bennington as a visiting ceramics artist.
On March 2, students from Josh Blackwell’s Intermediate Painting class installed Alexander Liberman’s Big Blue Circle outside of the Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery.
The New York Times profiled artist Alexandra Bell for her Counternarratives project–now on view on buildings around the campus–which features supersized New York Times articles edited to reveal biases and assumptions about race and gender.
Bennington College presents an exhibition and lecture by critically acclaimed media artist Alexandra Bell. Bell is known for her “Counternarratives” project of supersized New York Times articles edited to reveal biases and assumptions about race and gender. Usually posted one work at a time around everyday locations in New York City, her “Counternarratives” prints will appear at Bennington as a series of four installed on building exteriors around campus.
An exhibition of artist books by renowned publisher and book artist Gunnar Kaldewey opens with a reception on Tuesday, September 19, at 6:30-7:30 PM in Usdan Gallery. The exhibition, Gunnar Kaldewey Artist Books 2011-2017 marks the opening of the 2017-18 season.
A new show at Usdan Gallery opens June 28. Vital Curiosity draws connections with other exhibitions in the region this summer, and marks the arrival of a new director and curator for the gallery.
The artist, curator, urbanist, and facilitator Theaster Gates was in residence at Bennington College in April, speaking to students, faculty, and staff about making place and making change, the two driving forces of his work. The highlight of his time on campus was the Adams–Tillim Lecture, which he delivered on April 25. By Aruna D'Souza
Utopia Is No Place, Utopia Is Process, an exhibition that will transform Usdan Gallery into a space for critical feminist pedagogy, is on view until May 12. Inspired by Bennington’s experimental curricula and its history as a women’s college, the project features a selection of video art, a site-specific installation by Ella Dawn McGeough, a D.I.Y. printing press, and an important work by the pioneering artist Lorraine O’Grady.
In a new project at the Usdan Gallery at Bennington College, artists, dancers, curators, students, and thinkers from China and the U.S. are turning the process of collaboration into a form of art. The gallery is open Tuesdays through Saturdays 1:00 to 5:00 pm; admission is free.
A multimedia exhibition offering a complex portrait of modern Afghanistan through photographs, paintings, text, and video, opens with a reception and artist’s talk.
On view through September 3 at Bennington’s Usdan Gallery are iconic abstract works from the College’s Collection, including works by David Smith, Helen Frankenthaler ‘49, Larry Poons, Pat Adams, Hans Hofmann, Pat Adams, and other influential figures. The exhibition includes a sculpture by Sir Anthony Caro, on view for the first time ever, which was created using David Smith’s metal after his death.
Usdan Gallery’s first exhibition of the year, Uniting States of Americans, a presentation by Cynthia Weber that documents and juxtaposes two of the most significant periods in recent American history, is on view through October 18.