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Newcomb Art Department Event Archive


Newcomb Art Department Holiday Sale | December 3, 4, 5 |  Carroll Gallery

Nicolas Ticot, artist talk | Wednesday, November 18, 9am | 204 Woldenberg Art Center

Copyright Criminals (2010), WHAT IS A COPY? a film series | Wednesday, November 18, 4pm | 209 Woldenberg Art Center

Jeremy Jones, MFA artist lecture | Wednesday, November 18, 6pm | Freeman Auditorium

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, walkthrough with juror Dr. Katie Pfohl | Thursday, November 19, 3:00pm | Carroll Gallery

Jeffrey Thurston / Michelle Swafford, MFA artist lecture | Wednesday, November 11, 6pm | Freeman Auditorium

An Inter-American Standoff: Marisol, MoMA and the Cold War, Art History Works in Progress & the Stone Center for Latin American Studies lecture by Delia Solomons | Thursday, November 12, 6pm | 209 Woldenberg Art Center

Visiting Artist Doreen Garner | Friday, November 13, 5:30pm BBQ, 6:00pm lecture, 7:00pm performance | Pace-Willson Glass Studio, Woldenberg Art Center

Drawing Operations, Art History & Medieval and Early Modern Studies Works in Progress lecture by Leslie Geddes | Thursday November 5, 6pm | 209 Woldenberg Art Center

The Wasteland (2010), WHAT IS A COPY? a film series | Monday, November 2, 7pm | 209 Woldenberg Art Center

Devon Murphy / Jacklyn Rawls, MFA artist lecture | Monday, November 2, 6pm | Freeman Auditorium

Brittan Rosendahl / Kristina Knipe, MFA artist lecture | Wednesday, October 28, 6pm | Freeman Auditorium

More Media: performative / interactive |  Reception: Wednesday, October 7, 5:30-7:30pm | Carroll Gallery

Art and Craft (2014) | WHAT IS A COPY? a film series | Wednesday, October 14, 3pm | 209 Woldenberg Art Center

Expanded Media | August 22 - September 18, 2015 | Carroll Gallery

Tim's Vermeer (2013), WHAT IS A COPY? a film series | Friday, September 25, 2pm | 209 Woldenberg Art Center

Jim Gaylord | Artist Lecture | Tuesday, September 29, 6:30pm | Stone Auditorium, 210 Woldenberg Art Center

Student Awards Night | Monday, April 27 | Stone Auditorium

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition | Opening Reception: Monday, April 27, walkthrough with juror Dr. Andrea Andersson, CAC | Carroll Gallery

Bachelor of Arts Exhibition | May 7-15 | Carroll Gallery

Degas: Between Touch and Sight, a lecture by Carol Armstrong, Yale University | Wednesday, April 22 | Freeman Auditorium

Unorthodox: Morris Hirshfield and Modern Art in the 1940s, a lecture by Richard Meyer, Stanford University | Thursday, April 9 | Stone Auditorium

MFA Thesis Exhibition Benjamin Fox-McCord: Absurd Divinations | April 8-17 | reception: Friday April 17 | Carroll Gallery

What is "Japanese" Photography?, a lecture by Karen M. Fraser, Santa Clara University | Monday April 13 | Stone Auditorium

Selling the Slave Trade, a lecture by Dr. Maurie McInnis, Professor of American Art and Material Culture, University of Virginia | Tuesday April 14 | Stone Auditorium

Visiting Artist Mick Meilahn | Wednesday, March 25,  BBQ, slide lecture, hot glass demonstration | Pace-Willson Glass Studio

MFA Thesis Exhibition Imen Djouini: Flutter | March 18-27 | reception: Thursday March 26 | Carroll Gallery

The Status of the Copy and Posthumous Work in the Museum, Panel Discussion | Stephanie Porras and Michael Kuczynski, Tulane, and Russell Lord, NOMA | Wednesday March 18 | Freeman Auditorium

MFA Thesis Exhibition Jeffrey Stenbom: Thank You | March 4-13 | reception: Friday, March 6 | Carroll Gallery

Degas in New Orleans: Cotton and Global Capitalism, a lecture by Marilyn Brown, University of Colorado, Boulder | Monday March 2 | Stone Auditorium

Catalytic Intelligence and Kiln Transformation in the Making of China, a lecture by Jeffrey Moser, McGill University | Thursday February 26| Stone Auditorium

MFA Thesis Exhibition Patch Somerville: Out of Place | February 18-27 | reception: Thursday February 26 | Carroll Gallery

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist | Exhibition Opening Party | Wednesday February 18 | Newcomb Art Gallery

A Journey Not A Destination: Chasing The Art of Edgar Degas for Forty Years, Collector's Talk by Robert Flynn Johnson, Curator Emeritus, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco | Thursday February 19 | Freeman Auditorium

Glass Studio Demonstration | Friday February 6 | Pace-Willson Glass Studio, Woldenberg Art Center

John Hendrix: Artist Talk | Monday, January 26| Stone Auditorium

Eva Díaz, Pratt Institute | Thursday, January 15| Freeman Auditorium



Caecilia Davis-Weyer Memorial Service | Monday, December 1, Rogers Memorial Chapel

To See as the Collector Sees: Curating at the Barnes Foundation, lecture by Judith F. Dolkart | 2014 Wladis Lecture in Curatorial Careers | Monday December 1

Tulane Contemporary.3 | Teresa A. Cole, Aaron Collier, AnnieLaurie Erickson, Ronna S. Harris, Jeremy Jernegan, Kevin H. Jones, Gene Koss | Carroll Gallery | Exhibition dates: October 23, 2014 - January 25, 2015

MFA Lecture: Patch Somerville and Jeffrey Stenbom | Wednesday, November 19

MFA Lecture: Imen Djouini and Ben Fox-Mccord | Friday, November 21

The Devil on my Tail: Clothing and Visual Culture in the Camposanto Last Judgement, a lecture by Cordelia Warr Manchester University | Monday October 27

Hew Locke Artist Talk | Tuesday October 28 

Ad vivum? a lecture by Professor Joanna Woodall, Courtauld Institute of Art, London | Thursday, October 23

Michael Connor: Curator Talk | Editor and Curator of Rhizome | Tuesday, October 21

R. Eric McMaster: Artist Talk | Wednesday, October 1

Data Shadows: AnnieLaurie Erickson | Carroll Art Gallery | August 23 – October 8

Chakaia Booker: Artist Talk | Newcomb Art Gallery | Friday, August 29, 1:00pm, Freeman Auditorium, 205 Woldenberg Art Center

Researching Early Modern Faces, a round table discussion with Professor and Guest Curator Anne Dunlop and students | Tuesday, April 22

Islands of Desire: Space and Gaze at Pleasure Quarters in Early Modern Japan, Anton Schweizer, Mellon Fellow, Institute of Fine Arts | Monday, April 14

“Zero on Sea”: Yayoi Kusama and the Art of Active Social Engagement, 1955-1969, Midori Yamamura, Pratt Institute and Hunter College | Thursday, April 10

Portraiture as Medium and Method, Professor C. Jean Campbell, Emory University | Wednesday, April 9

The Visual Culture of the Multiethnic Japanese Empire, Inhye Kang, Visiting Scholar, University of Toronto | Monday, April 7

Wladis Seminar on Curatorial Careers, Helen C. Evans, Curator for Byzantine Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art | Thursday, March 13

Giles Bettison, Visiting glass artist | Wednesday, March 19

Thibaut Duverneix, Montreal based film and interactive director and digital storyteller | Monday, March 17

Forever For Now, Aaron Collier | Tuesday, February 25

Art in a Shifting Landscape, Katherine Taylor | Thursday, February 20

Mode and Observation, Ian Hagarty | Monday, February 17

Artist Talk, Joan Watson | Friday, January 31


Visiting Ceramics Artist Clare Twomey | November 13 | Artist talk and demonstrations

Art History Works In Progress | October 8| Lecture by Allison Caplan and Emily Floyd

Visiting Glass Artist Eoin Breadon | September 23-24

Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series | September 19 | Jessica Stockholder: Frames Edge - an artist talk

Terry K. Simmons Lecture in Art History | September 10 | Barbara Mundy, The Death of Tenochtitlan, the Life of Mexico City: Transformations of a 16th-Century Capital

glimpse: Fall Faculty Exhibition 2013 | August 24 - September 26

Glass Sculpture Exhibit on the Quad |  May 2 | an outdoor exhibition of glass sculpture by students in Professor Gene Koss' intermediate class

Collective Lens Reflex | April 6 - 27 | a group show featuring the work of the Foundations of Art: Photography students at the Ten Gallery in New Orleans

Visiting Ceramic Artist Deborah Schwartzkopf | April 16 and 17 | Demonstrations and Slide Talk

MFA Candidate Lecture Series | April 16 | Artist talk by Patrick Coll and Anne Nelson

MFA Candidate Lecture Series | April 11 | Artist talk by Caleb Henderson and Bonnie Maygarden

MFA Candidate Lecture Series | April 4 | Artist talk by Dave Greber and Jane Cassidy

Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series | March 21 | Kellie Jones, Crisscrossing the World:  Los Angeles Artists and the Global Imagination, 1960- 1980

MFA Candidate Lecture Series | March 19 | Artist talk by Daniel Alley and Jenna Turner

Artist Talk | March 18 | John Lehr, Low Relief

Artist Talk | March 15 | AnnieLaurie Erickson, The Spectrum of Vision

MFA Candidate Lecture Series | March 14 | Artist talk by Sophie T. Lvoff and Jonathan Traviesa

Artist Talk | March 16 | Mark Steinmetz

Photography Artist Talk | March 11 | Tarrah Krajnak, Some Orbits: From the Studio to Field and Back Again

Memorial for Sandy Chism | March 8 | Rogers Memorial Chapel

Art History Lecture | March 5 | Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Malcolm X Rising: Barbara Chase-Riboud's Phenomenological Challenge to Art Criticism

Art History Lecture | March 1| Elena Shtromberg, The Art and Crisis of the Cruzeiro in Cildo Meireles's Banknote Projects

Art History Lecture | February 27 | Leonardo López Luján, The Aztec Templo Mayor: Urban Archaeology in Modern Mexico City

Art History Lecture | February 21 | Edith Wolfe, Paris as Periphery: Primitivism and Cosmopolitanism in Brazilian Art of the 1920s

Artist Talk | February 4| Alli Miller/Trey Burns

Art History Lecture | January 30 | Dr. Thomas B.F. Cummins, Miraculous Arguments by Paintings: The Cultural Politics of Four Paintings after Cuzco's Earthquake of 1650

Artist Talk| January 23 | Hannah Whitaker

black white and things | Carroll Gallery | January 14 - February 6 | Artists: Leslie Addison, Robin Denny, Rachael Depauw, William Depauw, Laura Gipson, Daniel Kelly IV, Joel Kelly, Mary Jane Parker, Yuka Petz, Megan Roniger, Blake Sanders, Hannah March Sanders, Karoline Schleh, George Yerger



Undergraduate Juried Exhibition | Carroll Gallery | November 1 - 17 | Juror Luis Cruz Azaceta attended the opening reception at the Carroll Gallery. Recipients of the Juror's Awards include: Addi Ginsburg [Glass], Keeley Peckham [Painting and Drawing], Maureen Phelan [Photography], Jean-Pierre Simmons [Sculpture], Margaret Spacapan [Printmaking]. Sponsored by the Jesselyn Benson Zurik Art Fund

Visiting Glass Artist John De Wit | October 24-26

Glass Art Demonstration and Exhibition | October 13| Professor Gene Koss hosted forty-five members of the Metropolitan Contemporary Glass Group who were visiting New Orleans from New York.   A glass casting demonstration by Professor Koss, assisted by students and alumni of the Tulane Newcomb Glass Art program, took place at the Pace Willson Glass Facility at the Woldenberg Art Center.

Student Art Awards Celebration April 27 List of Awardees

Criticism: Take it Personally | April 19 | Lecture by Holland Cotter, chief art critic at the New York Times | Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series

Visiting Ceramic Sculptor: Brian Kakas April 11 & 12

Chemistry and Art: what art is made of and what its study can reveal April 4 | Lecture by Julie Arslanoglu, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hot Glass Demo with Carlos Zervigon April 4, 2012
Visiting Artist Lecture

Staging Bruegel's Heritage April 3, 2012
Lecture by Stephanie Porras, Columbia University

Prints in Context: The Woodblock Image in Literary and Cultural History April 2, 2012
Professor Holly Flora, Art History
Professor Michael Kuczynski, English

Art and Belief in the Middle Ages and Renaissance: A Mini-Colloquium March 22, 2012
Trinita Kennedy, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville
Theresa Flanigan, The College of St Rose, New York

Monstrous Art: Ariosto and Florence, c. 1550-1650 March 19, 2012
Lecture by Morten Steen Hansen, Standford University

An Artist's Talk by Nicola López March 16, 2012
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series

Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address March 5, 2012
Lecture by Shira Brisman, Yale University

Panacea Phantastica: Coca Leaves, Politics, and the Environment in the Art of Wilson Díaz February 27, 2012
Lecture by Dr. Santiago Rueda Fajardo, art critic and curator from Colombia

Privatized States: European Companies and Their Colonies from Renaissance Italy to the English East India Company (15th-18th Centuries) February 6, 2012
Lecture by Carlo Taviani, Research Fellow at Italian-German Historical Institute

Richard Serra: Drawing in Retrospect February 1, 2012
Lecture by Michelle White, Associate Curator from the Menil Collection


Presenting and Representing the Sacred November 17, 2011
Lecture by Derek Burdette, PhD Candidate
Art History Work-in-Progress Series

Working in the Moment: an artist's talk by Jon F. Clark November 10, 2011
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series

Geometry of the Ineffable: Artificial Perspective in Medieval Art October 20, 2011
Lecture by Professor Herbet L. Kessler, Johns Hopkins University
Henry Stern Lecture in Art History

Exporting Michelangelo to Counter-Reformation Spain October 6, 2011
Lecture by Elena Calvillo, University of Richmond

Live and Cooked Stone: Toward a Material History of Renaissance Architecture April 13, 2011
Lecture by Professor Christy Anderson, University of Toronto

Visiting Artist Lecture: Jill Frank March 14, 2011


Kota Ezawa: Text, Slides, and Videotape November 19, 2010
Lecture by Kota Ezawa

Blow-Up, Photography, and the Last Days of Truth in Art November 18, 2010
Lecture by Marcia E. Vetrocq, editor of Art in America
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series

Swoon: the artist discusses her work
November 3, 2010
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series

Arthur Dove's Meteorology October 21, 2010
Lecture by Rachael Z. DeLue, Princeton University

Robert Storr: The Art of Sufficiency After a Time of Excess April 15, 2010
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series

Titian and Charles V January 29, 2010
Lecture by Miguel Falomir Faus, Head Curator of Italian Renaissance Painting at the Museo del Prado

Guadalupe's Others: Rethinking Marian Devotion in Colonial Mexico January 28, 2010
Lecture by Luisa Elena Alcala, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid


Lisa Yuskavage: A Lecture March 10, 2009
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series

Nadar's Balloon, or: Modernism Inside-Out March 9, 2009
Lecture by Carol Armstrong, Yale University


Waterfalls and More: a lecture by artist Pat Steir November 2, 2008
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


Deep Content: How Art Means and Means and Means April 4, 2007
Lecture by art critic Jerry Saltz
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


A lecture by artist Paul Chan November 16, 2006
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


Why Can't You See February 23, 2005
Lecture by Mel Chin
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


The Rhetoric of the Colorful and the Colorless: American Photography of the New Deal Era April 15, 2004
Lecture by Sally Stein, University of California, Irvine
Henry Stern Lecture in Art History

On Maritime Space April 14, 2004
Lecture by Allan Sekula, California Institute of the Arts
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


To Draw a Line 

Lecture by Janine Antoni
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


A lecture by Lari Pittman
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


What Art Does October 10, 1998
Lecture by David Hickey
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series

Symposium on Abstract Expressionism
February 8, 1998
Irving Sandler, Ann Gibson, Anne Wagner, Amelia Jones
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


A lecture by Dr. Douglas Crimp October 27, 1995
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


A lecture by William T. Wiley October 27, 1994
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


Hollywood, Depression, and High Art: the collapse of Avant-Garde models of art and the myth of the artist September 23, 1993
Lecture by Dr. Donald Kuspit
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


A Survey and the Making of Sculpture November 12, 1992
Lecture by Nancy Graves
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


The Legacy of Jackson Pollock, 1945-1970 October 2, 1991
Lecture by Kirk Varnedoe
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


A lecture by Roy DeForest September 27, 1990
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


A lecture by Eunice Lipton
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


Contemporary Art and the Contemporary Museum: Match or Mismatch September 28, 1988
Lecture by Thomas Krens
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


A Woman Artist's Journey September 28, 1987
Lecture by Miriam Schapiro
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


Art and Money September 15, 1986
Lecture by Robert Hughes
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series


A lecture by Philip Pearlstein
Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series

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