Arts and Culture
The works Lopez chose represent some of the more “unusual,” or “extreme” aspects of great composers’ works and deal with particular challenges faced by artists in their struggle to be creative. They include Beethoven’s Sonata in E major opus 109, written when the composer was struggling with profound deafness.
The recent Bowdoin graduate is “helping to shape the future of contemporary art,” according to Art New England.
Computer science meets archaeology as classics scholar James Higginbotham and academic technology consultant Paul Benham discuss their project to “restore” the color to an ancient Assyrian stone relief.
‘Enduring Connections: Contemporary Alaskan Yup’ik and Iñupiat Art’ Opening at the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
Contemporary Alaskan art has its roots in both indigenous cultural traditions and the dramatic changes Alaskan society has experienced beginning in the mid-nineteenth century.
Daniel Rechtschaffen ’18 enjoys his debut as a guest curator at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, where he has been sifting through the collection of drawings amassed by literary scholar Artine Artinian ’31. The exhibition, ‘Where the Artist’s Hand Meets the Author’s Pen,’ runs until March 18 and “provides an insight into aspects of French culture in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries,” says Rechtshaffen.