Arts and Creativity9.5.14
Faculty members Michael St. Clair and Camille Utterback work with dancers on a project building on the technology of 'dance Spectroscopy.'
The archive of posters for legendary 1980s San Francisco bands offers a colorful path of research for scholars from diverse fields. The size and comprehensiveness of the Tom Law Punk Poster collection is probably unmatched anywhere, library officials say.
Stanford art historian Richard Meyer co-authors Art and Queer Culture, the first major historical survey to consider the ways in which homosexual codes and cultures yield creative resources for visual artists.
Stanford Rep celebrates Orson Welles with his theatrical adaptation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick and a recreation of his 1938 radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds.
Among the works is this piece by Jacob Lawrence. (Image: © 2014 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York)
Through a study of the interplay between consumerism and the work of Piet Mondrian, Stanford art historian Nancy Troy uncovers how social forces shaped the artist's legacy.
Stanford's arts district continues to develop on pace with the completion of the Anderson Collection building and progress on McMurtry, tapping into innovative artistic traditions on campus and beyond.
Designed to showcase the arts as an essential part of scholarly and public life, Immersion in the Arts: Living in Culture (ITALIC) gives first-year students a place to explore the arts practically and analytically, regardless of their majors.
Guides calling themselves the "construction crew" lead a traveling audience to site-specific dances built around five campus locations.
As technical manager for the Film & Media Studies Program, Mark Urbanek helps train undergraduate and graduate students in the proper use of video, audio, lighting and editing equipment. His other passions include superheroes, gardening and bubbles.