Students Study Contemporary Art at the 2019 Venice Biennale

Wake Forest students have an unequaled and unique opportunity to review global contemporary artistic and curatorial practice at the Venice Biennale. This seminar, ART199 Contemporary Art and the Venice Biennale, provides an in-depth study of Venice and its leading exhibition of contemporary art. During the Biennale, artists, art historians, curators, critics, collectors, gallerists, and the […]

Professor Joel Tauber, Recent Projects

Associate Professor Joel Tauber’s new project, UNDERWATER, brings environmentalism, trance music, and mysticism together. In a 7-channel video installation that’s also an operatic disco, Tauber sings about pollution and global warming like a Jewish cantor on the Day of Atonement. Electronic dance music arises from depth readings taken from 40 of his scuba dives. 5 […]

Professor David Lubin, University of Tennessee Humanities Center 7th Annual Distinguished Lecture: “Behind the Mask: WWI, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution”

For event website Professor David M. Lubin, Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art at Wake Forest University, examines the humanitarian efforts of plastic surgeons during the First World War to restore obliterated faces and sculptors to fashion prosthetic masks for the disfigured. He relates such efforts to the renowned beauty culture of the 1920s. Monday, […]