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    Dissecting Soviet Propaganda Posters: Gustav Klutsis and the Five-Year Plan

    Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Russian Nicholas Kupensky analyzes three posters designed by the pioneering Soviet artist Gustav Klutsis, who specialized in montages.

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    'Love and Information' Promises 'Unique Theatrical Experience'

    Next month the Department of Theater and Dance will be staging Caryl Churchill's Love and Information, an "innovative production... infused with media and technology," writes the Sun Journal.

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    New Lakota Painting at Art Museum Opens Window into American History

    When Museum co-director Frank Goodyear learned that "Sun Dance Ceremony" was available from a private collector, he seized the chance last fall to bring it to Bowdoin. While the College’s art museum already has a strong collection of American art, the museum team is seeking to strengthen it by acquiring more Native art.

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    Reappraising Ovid: Professor Boyd Examines the Roman Poet's Relationship with Homeric Tradition

    The Winkley Professor of Latin and Greek aims to shed fresh light on the literary connections between Ovid and Homer, who lived nearly a thousand years before the Roman poet, and who may well have been several different people!

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    Portland Museum of Art Biennal Opens, Features Bowdoin's Erin Johnson

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Johnson is among the twenty-five artists being featured in the PMA's much anticipate exhibition. Her video documentary piece, "Lawrence", which deals with issues of nuclear destruction and art, will be on display.

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    "Looking Out, Looking Within" Jake Milgram Wien Discusses Rockwell Kent's 'A Young Sailor'

    February 20, 2018 | 12:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Jake Milgram Wien, independent scholar, discusses Rockwell Kent's pivotal painting "A Young Sailor," ca. 1914-17.

    Exhibit Talk: The Art of Color with painter and printmaker Mary Hart

    February 23, 2018 | 12:00 PM
    HL Second Floor Gallery

    Curator's Tour of "Second Sight"

    March 1, 2018 | 6:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Beyond the Postcard: Sights from the "Peripheral" Caribbean

    March 2, 2018 | 9:00 AM
    Moulton Union, Main Lounge

    Audubon 'Birds of America' Page-Turning with University of New England Professor Noah Perlut

    March 2, 2018 | 12:30 PM
    Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

    Family Saturday at the Bowdoin College Musuem of Art

    March 3, 2018 | 10:00 AM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Saving Cultural Heritage: From Haiti to Mosul

    March 6, 2018 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Music at the Museum with George Lopez

    March 8, 2018 | 5:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Music at the Museum with George Lopez

    March 8, 2018 | 7:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

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