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Check out this nice post about the latest show at the Davison Art Center on President Roth’s Blog: http://roth.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2014/03/04/wes-photography-collection-see-it-now/  

Planes, Trains and Automobiles Friday, February 1 – Thursday, March 6, 2014 Opening and Reception:  Thursday January 30, 5:00 pm Gallery talk at 5:30 pm by Clare Rogan, Curator The excitement of speed and the metaphor of the machine join in images of airplanes, trains, and automobiles. This exhibition includes William Henry Jackson’s nineteenth-century celebrations […]

Special Post-Auction SALE!

Now through Sunday November 17th at midnight. Ten items at ROCK BOTTOM prices!  BUY NOW! Item Name Value Buy Now “Black and White Taylor” by Juliana Romano $4,500 Buy Now $850 “Fault # 54″ by Marion Belanger $2,200 Buy Now $500 “Echo” by William McCarthy $1,800 Buy Now $500 “Lick Line #9″ by Julia Randall $1,500 Buy Now $400 […]

Online Auction Open!!

The Friends of the Davison Art Center’s first-ever online auction is officially open.  Browse our site on Bidding for Good and bid on beautiful works of art and some unique experiences.  And then come visit us onsite Saturday November 2 rom 3pm-6pm for a viewing of these works as well as a chance to bid […]

Andy Szegedy-Maszak, Professor of Classical Studies and Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek, led thirteen enthusiastic gallery-goers on Saturday November 12th on a tour of some of New York City’s great photo galleries.  The group started in Midtown and saw work by contemporary superstars Hiroshi Sugimoto and Edward Burtynsky as well as vintage fashion work […]

Sasha Rudensky, Assistant Professor of Art, presented our final Artful Lunch of the semester to an engaged group of over 20 faculty members, staff, and FDAC members.  She spoke about an image she first fell in love with as an undergraduate when she began to study the DAC’s collection, a 1974 photograph by Stephen Shore […]

Andy Szegedy-Maszak, Professor of Classical Studies and the Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek, continued our Artful Lunch Series to another group of nearly 30 including fellow faculty members, staff, and FDAC members.  He spoke about a 1930 photograph in the DAC collection by André Kertész titled Carrefour, Blois.  His talk gave special insight to […]

Artful Lunch TODAY!

One work, one speaker, 15 minutes. Come join us for our second Artful Lunch with Andrew Szegedy-Maszak, Professor  of Classical Studies and Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek.  Bring your lunch to the Alsop House Dining Room for the talk by 12:10pm, enjoy a brief lecture about a photograph from the DAC collection, and stick […]

Check out October’s Artwork of the Month – an Albumen print by Julia Margaret Cameron (British, 1815-1879)

Professor Jennifer Tucker will be giving a talk at Russell House this afternoon at 4:30pm entitled: “Butcher or Baronet?  Victorian Visual Culture, Evidence of Identity, and the Limits of Photographic Persuasion” as part of the Center for the Humanities (CHUM) Lecture series. FDAC members may find it interesting as she explains how photographs were constituted […]

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