‘Heritage Spectrum 10 Years Later’ exhibition continues Herron’s diversity legacy

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INDIANAPOLIS — An upcoming exhibition of work by 14 students at Herron School of Art and Design continues a tradition that dates back to a 1996 Indianapolis Museum of Art exhibition recognizing four outstanding African-American artists who attended Herron. “Heritage Spectrum 10 Years Later” runs March 18 through May 29 at the Indiana State Museum […]

Herron School of Art and Design reprising ‘Herron Open: Mini Golf Mega Art’ fundraiser

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INDIANAPOLIS – It’s back, and it promises to be better than ever. The nine holes of miniature golf and original visual art known as the Herron Open: Mini Golf Mega Art will take place April 2 at the Herron School of Art and Design’s Eskenazi Fine Arts Center, 1410 Indiana Ave. The fundraiser — first […]

Terence Main is Herron’s 2015 Distinguished Alumnus

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Terence Main (B.F.A. ‘76) is the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award. The Herron Alumni Association gives the award to recognize outstanding alumni who have brought honor to their alma mater by distinguishing themselves professionally or through extraordinary service to the school and university. Dean Valerie Eickmeier and Herron Alumni Association President Sara Love […]

Paluzzi, others, will get their online due thanks to new Donald Prell Fellowship in Art History

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Donald Prell, 91, met Herron alumnus Rinaldo Paluzzi during an exhibition in Los Angeles. “I purchased one of his paintings in September 1960 for $360,” said Prell, “which in today’s dollars would be $2,875.” Prell observed that Paluzzi’s body of work is impressive. He called on Herron via email to inquire as to why there […]

An interactive discussion looks at landscape painting as a mirror of life’s relationships

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INDIANAPOLIS — Landscape painting has long provided humans with an artistic form for contemplating the relationship between nature, society and culture. In an interactive discussion this week, New York-based artist Rebecca Allan and Jason M. Kelly, associate professor of history and director of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Arts and Humanities Institute, will engage the audience […]

Informatics students help create app to enhance Dream Cars exhibit experience at IMA

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Thousands of people are expected to visit the Indianapolis Museum of Art to see a unique type of motor spectacle when it opens Sunday. When they do, their experience will be enhanced by the Dream Cars Design Studio app created in cooperation with two Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing students at Indiana University-Purdue […]

Summer course takes students into the world of Parisian Impressionism

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A summer II session history course in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI will take students out of the classroom and into the Indianapolis Museum of Art to study firsthand the impact urban Paris played on Impressionist artists and the artists’ role in Parisian society. Cultural History of Modern France-Impressionism begins Tuesday, July 1, […]

Dual shows at Indiana State Museum and Herron School re-create Indianapolis art scene of ’80s and ’90s

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The Indiana State Museum and Herron School of Art and Design have collaborated to present a window into the Indianapolis art scene of the early 1980s and 1990s. The iconic institutions will exhibit “431 Gallery: Art and Impact” and “Ed Sanders/Life and Art,” respectively. A June 27 opening reception featuring passed hors d’oeuvres, beverages and […]

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Leibman Forum to tackle legal and cultural issues surrounding ‘The Art of the Steal’

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Was the $25 billion art collection of Albert C. Barnes “stolen” decades after his death, as some say, or was it simply “moved in the public interest”? Art and legal pundits and interested others can judge for themselves during a lively examination of the facts during the annual Jordan H. and Joan R. Leibman Forum […]