By: Carolyn Hauk Any art historian tells us that a major influence in the evolution of art over time is the exchange of styles and methods between cultures. Romans often copied Greek statues in classical antiquity. Islamic architecture can be found throughout the canals of Venice and all the way to Cordoba, Spain. Vincent Van … More Practicing age-old traditions in a modern era
By Carolyn Hauk ’21 On Friday, March 30, the Schmucker Art Gallery hosted its annual Juried Student Exhibition, featuring over 100 pieces created and submitted by students. From works depicting Instagram-worthy breakfast foods to breathtaking landscapes to abstract sculptures, this exhibition was a true embodiment of the creativity and talent of Gettysburg College’s students. I found … More From abstraction to Instagram: Juried Student Exhibition of 2018
Why does the admission price of a museum really matter? Beginning Mar. 1, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will abandon their traditional “suggested” admission pricing and require all non-New York state residents to pay the $25 admission fee for adults and $12 for students. The museum has noticed a decline in full-priced ticket sales in … More What’s the price of museums?
In honor of Valentine’s Day, The Line takes a look at six couples that changed art history. Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock Krasner and Pollock built established art careers in New York City before they met in 1942. The couple later married in 1945 in upstate New York. Krasner has been credited for promoting … More The love and heartbreak of artists
Cristin Millet: Coronal Plane January 26 – March 9, 2018 ARTIST’S TALK on January 26, noon, Lyceum, Pennsylvania Hall, Third Floor (light lunch provided) OPENING RECEPTION in Schmucker Art Gallery: January 26, 4:30-6:30 PM This exhibition of a large-scale installation and sculpture by Cristin Millett focuses on medical history, specifically the human reproductive system. … More Cristin Millet in Schmucker Art Gallery
Flora and Fauna in East Asian Art January 26 – March 9, 2018 Reception: January 26, 4:30-6:30pm Gallery Talk: February 8, 12pm (free doughnuts and coffee) Curated by Samantha Frisoli ‘18, Daniella Snyder ‘18, Gabriella Bucci ‘19, Melissa Casale ‘19, Keira Koch ‘19, and Paige Deschapelles ’20 under the direction of Professor Yan … More Flora and Fauna in East Asian art
The new exhibition, Coronal Plane, in Schmucker Art Gallery explores the various works by artist and Penn State professor Cristin Millett. Millett’s artwork characterizes the intersection between medical history, Catholicism and the female identity. The gallery space is anchored by the installation work, Coronal Plane, which directly references the anatomical theater at the University … More Coronal Plane exhibit in Schmucker Art Gallery: More than a space of exploration