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The Oberlin Review

On the Record with Curator Andrea Gyorody

On the Record with Curator Andrea Gyorody

Victoria Garber, Arts editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under ARTS, On the Record, Visual Art

Andrea Gyorody was recently hired as the new Ellen Johnson ’33 assistant curator of modern and contemporary art at the Allen Memorial Art Museum. She graduated from Amherst College in 2007 and went on to receive a master’s degree in Art History from Williams College. Currently a Ph.D. candidate ...

Tran, Bhattacharyya Illustrate Asian Histories

Julia Peterson, Production Editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

For College seniors Gaby Hurtado-Ramos, Anders Villalta, Sreyashi Tinni Bhattacharyya and Richard Tran, engaging a wider community both through and beyond the art that they create, is critical. That prerogative comes through in their senior exhibition, I Will Not Be Buried, which opens today at the F...

Screenshot Show Challenges Curatorial Norms

Julia Peterson, Production Editor
March 11, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

Exhibition Initiative’s Screenshot Show, opening this Sunday at Storage gallery, looks to question preconceptions about digital art and blur curatorial boundaries. The show’s concept is simple: display screenshots that people have taken on their digital devices in a gallery setting. This leaves r...

Nguyen Blurs Line Between Candid and Staged

Nguyen Blurs Line Between Candid and Staged

Julia Peterson, Production Editor
February 19, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

Holding Water, the current exhibit at the Richard D. Baron ‘64 Art Gallery, is deceptively simple at first glance. Unlike many art shows. in which each piece is accompanied by a title and a short paragraph with contextual details, the photographs by Duy Phuong Le Nguyen — Oberlin’s artist in resid...

AMAM Highlights Disabled Artists in A Picture of Health

Julia Peterson, Production Editor
February 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Features, Visual Art

Since mid-January, visitors to the Allen Memorial Art Museum who climb the stairs to the Ripin Gallery have been able to peruse the exhibit A Picture of Health: Art and the Mechanisms of Healing. The exhibit includes everything from paintings and sculptures to amulets and an interactive rotorelief, all of w...

In Computer Science Community Art Show, Context Makes All the Difference

Lya Finston
December 11, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

The basement dining room of Harkness House was filled with a charged yet casual excitement last Saturday night when it opened its doors for the Computer Science Community Art Show. The Computer Science Majors’ Committee, which serves to represent and bolster Oberlin’s computer science community,...

Greenwood Curates AMAM’s New Japanese Print Exhibition

Nicholas Vigilante
February 6, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

The Ainsworth collection of Japanese prints on display at the Allen Memorial Art Museum aims to challenge preconceived notions of Asian art. With the debut of his exhibition, recently appointed Joan L. Danforth Assistant Curator of Asian Art Kevin Greenwood encourages museumgoers to observe the similarities...

Weigl Exhibit Shuns Beauty

Jacob Rivas, Staff Writer
May 9, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

Overlooking the value of art in the study of history is a common mistake. While history often focuses on objective investigation, art has the power to inject emotion and beauty from the present into the past, providing an essential dimension to historical events. The Usual Suspects, an exhibition of forme...

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