Visual Arts

Visual Arts

We spoke to the director and chairs of each department, who shared what makes the end-of-year shows and performances by students in art, music, and theatre special.

Mary Sibande — one of the most significant contemporary South African artists and a major voice in the intersectional dialogue on race, culture, and labor — is this year’s Virginia C. Gildersleeve Professor. 

Conversation with Mary Sibande and Kellie Jones: Thursday, April 25, 5–6 PM at Faculty House, President's Ballroom.

Exhibition Reception: Thursday, April 25, 6–8 PM, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, 310 Dodge Hall, 2960 Broadway

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Research in African American Studies, Barnard College Departments of Art History and Africana Studies, the Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research at Columbia University and a Humanities New York Action Grant.

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Dance, choreography, and film legend Yvonne Rainer has been named its Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Distinguished Artist-in-Residence for 2019. Rainer, an enormously influential figure who has challenged conventional forms and genres for nearly six decades, will begin her one-year residency in Spring 2019. She will lead intensive dance workshops, performances, and film events with students through Fall 2019.