VIRTUAL WALK-THROUGH: Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art

VIRTUAL WALK-THROUGH: Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art

May the 18th, 1980 was one of the epic days in the history of the Pacific Northwest, at least in the modern history of the Pacific Northwest. The exhibition is the first survey of images of Mount St. Helens, and related matters, that’s ever been undertaken. Volcanoes can make really beautiful mountains and that’s particularly

Intro to Curating and Mounting an Exhibition

Intro to Curating and Mounting an Exhibition

Hi, I’m Jessi DiTillio.I’m a 4th year PhD candidate in art history here at UT Austinand I’m here to tell you a bit more about the Center Space ProjectI’m the curatorial fellow at the Visual Arts Centerand so I wanted to give you some curatorial advice aboutsubmitting a really good proposal for an exhibition at

Conserving the Tinne costume collection

Conserving the Tinne costume collection

For me it’s kind of a privilege, it’s kind of… I’ve been let into this family and I get to see things no one else sees, even, you know, people who look at them all the time because I’m looking at them on a more forensic level, looking for where the problems are inherent in

Chardin: Ramo de claveles…

Chardin: Ramo de claveles…

What is extremely interesting is that Chardin was essentially a still-life painter. Although this was considered a minor genre, he nonetheless achieved recognition in his own lifetime and great fame n the second half of the 19th century and in the 20th century. Chardin possessed an enormous sensibility towards everyday objects and their textures. He