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February 10, 2013

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Visiting artist Gianna Commito gives a lecture at 6 p.m. in Katzen Center, Room 246. The event is free and open to the public.

Gianna Commito has exhibited her work at MoCA, Cleveland, the Weatherspoon Art Museum in North Carolina, Geoffrey Young Gallery in Massachusetts, and The Drawing Center and Taxter and Spengemann gallery in New York City. She received her MA and MFA from the University of …more

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Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
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How does the brain experience art? Why does it move us? Do aesthetics evolve biologically? The 2013 American University Arts Management Spring Colloquium explores the growing field of neuroaesthetics with an emphasis on the visual brain. Artist Shahin Shikhaliyev will give a lecture, followed by a panel discussion with Terry …more

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Host: Performing Arts

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Art and the Mind of Meditation Guided Tour
Saturday, February 23, 2 p.m.
American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center
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Explore the connection between the practice of meditation and the creation and appreciation of art in this interactive presentation and discussion with members of the Shambhala Meditation Center community (dc.shambhala.org). Following a brief introduction to …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Join Susan Yanero in a gallery talk about her exhibition "Susan Yanero," on display through March 17.

Former AU professor Alan Feltus describes Susan Yanero's paintings as… "close to abstraction while being, at the same time, fascinating images of her interior world made through the magic of the immediacy of her brushstroke laying down color in such a way that drawing and painting and surface …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Art and Mathematics in the 20th Century with Florence Fasanelli
Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m.
American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center
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The art of the 20th century reflects a complicated and fascinating relationship with mathematics. Florence Fasanelli unpacks these influences in a gallery talk inspired by the work of Andrea Way. Dr. Fasanelli is the director of the D.C. …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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