UNCG Campus Weekly

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Filene first speaker in 2012 Art for Lunch

Led by UNCG faculty, Art for Lunch is a series of gallery talks that closely explores works of art within the context of history, politics, sociology and science. Talks will be in the Weatherspoon Art Museum from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Feb. 8 • Dr. Benjamin Filene, Associate Professor, Director of Public History, talks about Nan Goldin’s 1996 photograph, Bruce’s Mirror, Portland, ME, in the exhibition “To What Purpose? Photography as Art and Document.”
March 21 • Dr. Lisa Tolbert, Associate Professor, History, talks about images of Yosemite Valley by Carleton Watkins and Eadweard Muybridge in the exhibition “To What Purpose? Photography as Art and Document.”
April 4 • Dr. Omar Ali, Associate Professor, African American Studies, discusses an “Explanation by Description: History as Art/Art as History” in conjunction with Richard Mosse’s exhibition of photographs from the eastern Congo.