One work, one speaker, 15 minutes.
The Friends of the Davison Art Center is happy to host the Artful Lunch series in which a faculty member talks about one of their favorite pieces in the DAC collection. Attendees bring a bag lunch and enjoy conversation following the talk. Come to the Alsop House and enjoy!
The FDAC is pleased to announce that the Artful Lunch Series is now available as a downloadable video podcast on iTunesU!
Thursday, October 13, 12:10 pm. Michael Meere, Assistant Professor of French
Thursday, November 10, 12:10 pm. Julia Randall, Associate Professor of Art
- April 6, 2016 – Melissa Katz, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History
Danny Lyon (American, born 1942–). Showers, Diagnostic Unit, Texas, 1967–69, 1967–1969.
Gelatin silver print, Dimensions (sheet): 279 mm x 356 mm (10.98 in. x 14.02 in.), Accession number: 1983.26.16
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin H. Shore (parents of Martin H. Shore, Jr., B.A. Wesleyan 1982), 1983
- February 24, 2016 – Peter Mark, Professor of Art History
Vincent Dacosta Smith (American, 1930–2003). Oooooooeeee Baby, 1989.
Monotype on heavy white wove paper. Sheet: 560 mm x 762 mm (22.05 in. x 30 in.). DAC accession number 2004.3.1. Gift from the estate of Vincent D. Smith, 2004.Vincent Dacosta Smith (American, 1930–2003). Jonkonnu Festival, 1996.
Color offset lithograph. Sheet: 546 mm x 762 mm (21.5 in. x 30 in.). DAC accession number 2001.4.1. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2001.
- September 28, 2011 – Elizabeth Milroy, Professor of Art History and American Studies
- Helen Frankenthaler’s A Slice of the Stone Itself – Click here to read more.
- October 26, 2011 – Andy Szegedy-Maszak, Professor of Classical Studies and Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek
- André Kertész’s Carrefour, Blois – Click here to read more
- Watch a video recording of this Artful Lunch on iTunesU
- November 8, 2011 – Sasha Rudensky, Assistant Professor of Art
- Stephen Shore’s U.S. 10, Post Falls, Idaho – Click here to read more
- February 15, 2012 – David Schorr, Professor of Art
- Robert Motherwell’s Gauloises Bleues (1968)
- March 28, 2012 – Michael Roth, President and University Professor
- April 25, 2012 – Joe Siry, Professor of Art History
- October 9, 2012 – Jennifer Tucker, Associate Professor of History
- April 9, 2013 – Arthur (Jerry) Wensinger, Professor of German Emeritis
- April 30, 2013 – Bill Johnston, Professor of History
- Tuesday October 15, 12:10 pm Katherine Kuenzli, Associate Professor of Art History
- Henry van de Velde’s Tropon l’Aliment le Plus Concentré
- Tuesday November 12, Mark Slobin, Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music, talking about an instrument in the Wesleyan World Instrument Collection
- February 18, 2014, Kate TenEyck, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
- October 15, 2014, Keiji Shinohara, Artist in Residence
- Utagawa Kunisada’s Portrait of Hiroshige (1858)
- November 5, 2014: Alexa Burzinski ’15 (our first Student Artful Lunch)
- Ed Ruscha’s Every Building on the Sunset Strip (1966)
- February 24, 2015: Laurie Nussdorfer, William Armstrong Professor of History
Domenico de Rossi, View of the Capitoline Hill, ca. 1695-1706, etching and engraving
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, View of the Capitoline Hill with the Steps to the Church of S. Maria in Aracoeli, 1756, from Views of Rome, etching.
- April 8, 2015: Claire Grace, Assistant Professor of Art History
- Sherrie Levine, Barcham Green Portfolio No. 5, aquatint and photogravure, 1986.
- April 28, 2015: Lucas McLaughlin ’15
- Ando Hiroshige, Shoshiyu, Raft Among Reeds, 1858, from Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, color woodcut. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1948.
- Wednesday, October 7, 2015: Terttu Uibopuu, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
- Lee Friedlander, Colorado, 1967, gelatin silver print. National Endowment for the Arts funs and Friends of the Davison Art Center matching funds, 1979.