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    Art Expert Richard Rand '83 Weighs in on Debate Over Trump's 'Renoir'

    The oil-on-canvas painting, Two Sisters (On the Terrace), was created by the French impressionist master in 1881 and is on display in The Art Institute of Chicago, which has owned it since 1933, according the museum's catalog. President Trump however says he owns the original.

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    Artist Sharon Hayes '92 Talks to PBS About Public Art Project in Philadelphia

    A public art project in Philadelphia called Monument Lab aims to foster a citywide conversation about the role of art in public spaces. The project features temporary monuments installed by twenty artists in ten public spaces across the city.

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    Looking Behind Memento Mori Objects: 'Artnet' Reviews 'Unique' Bowdoin Exhibition

    The Bowdoin art museum's "Ivory MIrror" show, examines how mortality played into Renaissance culture. This macabre genre, with its portrayal of decaying corpses, skulls and skeletons, is described by the reviewer as "oft-misunderstood."

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    Visiting Artist Titus Kaphar Rediscovers the Joy of Printmaking

    The renowned painter used printing techniques and collaborated with poet Reginald Dwayne Betts to produce a series of politically charged portraits aimed at highlighting flaws in the criminal justice system.

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    'Why Draw?' Bowdoin Art Museum's Recently Concluded Exhibition Draws Glowing Praise

    'New York Arts' journal says the exhibition and its catalogue "bring home the vastness and multiplicity of the art of drawing—its lack of limitations."

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    The Ivory Mirror Book Salon - Seth Ramus on Atul Gawande's "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End"

    October 22, 2017 | 2:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    A discussion of Atul Gawande's "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End," led by Seth Ramus.

    Film Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker Raoul Peck: "I am Not Your Negro"

    October 23, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Raoul Peck: "Identity, History and Race"

    October 24, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Film and Discussion: "Fall of the Romanov Dynasty"

    October 25, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    English Department Visiting Writers Series: A Reading with Poet Erica Dawson and Author Jeff Parker

    October 25, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Hubbard Hall, Thomas F. Shannon Room [208]

    Music at the Museum with George Lopez

    October 26, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Film Screening: "The Silk and The Flame" with Filmmaker Jordan Schiele '07

    October 29, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    Jenny Price: "Stop Saving the Planet!: A 21st-Century Environmentalist Manifesto"

    October 30, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    Film Screenings: "Turtle" and "Dog Days" with Filmmaker Jordan Schiele '07

    October 30, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Searles Science Building, 315

    Keynote Lecture: "Last Things: Luxury Goods and Memento Mori Culture in Europe, c. 1400-1550"

    November 3, 2017 | 3:15 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Symposium: "Last Things: Luxury Goods and Memento Mori Culture in Europe, c. 1400-1550"

    November 4, 2017 | 9:30 AM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    Reading and Performance: Climate Change Theatre Action

    November 5, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    English Department Visiting Writers Series: A Reading by Author Jennifer Egan

    November 9, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Exhibit Talk: On Printing with Scott Vile of the Ascencius Press

    November 10, 2017 | 12:00 PM
    HL Second Floor Gallery

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