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Staniar Gallery Presents “An Exercise in Not Perpetual Motion,” an Exhibit by Jose Krapp

“Substation (monitoring station),” (detail of installation), 2011, mixed media, dimensions variable

Washington and Lee University’s Staniar Gallery is pleased to present “An Exercise in Not Perpetual Motion/Another Last Stand,” an exhibit by Brooklyn-based artist, Jose Krapp. The show will be on view Nov. 9–Dec. 14.

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W&L Professor Melissa Kerin Publishes Book on 16th-Century Buddhist Paintings

Melissa Kerin

Melissa Kerin, assistant professor of art history at Washington and Lee University, first became interested in Tibet as an undergraduate at Trinity College, after hearing about the Tibetan diaspora.

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The Man Behind the Camera

Patrick Hinely (photo by Kevin Remington)

Year after year, Patrick Hinely, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1973 and has been the school’s photographer since 1980, has been publishing his favorites in the Annual Fund calendar.

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Staniar Gallery Has New Exhibit of Photographs by Eliot Dudik

“Matthew Grason Died 256 Times,” 2013, archival pigment print, 30x42 inches

Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery is pleased to present “Broken Land/Still Lives,” an exhibit of photographs by Eliot Dudik. The show will be on view Oct. 9–Nov. 4.

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Art Historian, Critic and Writer James Elkins to Lecture in Questioning Passion Series

James Elkins

James Elkins, the E.C. Chadbourne Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will lecture as part of the Questioning Passion series at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 22 at 4:30 p.m. at the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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“Maternal Instincts,” Photography Exhibit by Christa Bowden, to Open at W&L’s Williams Gallery on Sept. 11

“Epidural Space:” Archival inkjet print, image from flatbed scans, 2003, 21.5” x 15”

“Maternal Instincts,” a selection of work from the Scanner Obscura and Roots & Nests projects by Christa Bowden, will open on Sept. 11 in the Williams Gallery of Huntley Hall at Washington and Lee University and will remain on view until Dec. 11.

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Staniar Gallery Presents “the sun that never sets,” an Exhibit by Paul Ryan

“see if you agree,” (detail), 2015, oil and acrylic on canvas, 64x90 inches, (5 panels)

Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery presents “the sun that never sets,” an exhibit of paintings by Staunton-based artist Paul Ryan. The show will be on view Sept. 7-Oct. 4. Ryan will give an artist’s talk on Sept. 23, at 5:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall’s Concert Hall.

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Alumni in the Picture: The Millennium Gate Museum Features the Late I-Hsiung Ju

Elizabeth Perkins Warland ’99 has loaned "House Mountain in the Distance," by I-Hsiung Ju, to The Millennium Gate Museum for an exhibition of the artist's work.

The Millennium Gate Museum at Atlantic Station, in Atlanta, Georgia, which is celebrating its seventh anniversary, has an exhibition of the works of the late Chinese artist I-Hsiung Ju, a former professor of art and artist in residence at Washington and Lee University.

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W&L Art Professor and Students Develop Digital Map of Great Wall of Los Angeles

Andrea Lepage

A new digital annotation technology being developed at Washington and Lee University lets people explore a famed mural, the Great Wall of Los Angeles, in ways impossible even when viewing it in person.

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Valdez Art Exhibit at W&L Draws Support from Across Campus

Vincent Valdez. Untitled, from “The Strangest Fruit” (2013). Oil on canvas. 92 x 55 inches. © 2015 Vincent Valdez. Photo: Mark Menjivar.

A new art exhibition in Washington and Lee University's Staniar Gallery, "The Strangest Fruit," will feature the work of Vincent Valdez, a widely recognized Texas-based artist. The exhibition will feature his 2013 series of large-scale oil on canvas paintings inspired by the little-known history of the many Mexicans and Mexican Americans lynched in the U.S. Southwest between 1848 and 1928.

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