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Goya exhibit on display through Dec. 21

by Erikah Haavie, Contributing Writer “Los Caprichos,” a series of etchings by renowned Spanish artist Francisco de Goya, will be on exhibit Nov. 1-Dec. 21 in the Thomas Roe Art Building at Furman University. The...

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$2 million for fine arts at Furman

The Duke Endowment has awarded Furman a $2 million grant that will help fund a new initiative to enhance and expand the university’s programs in music, art and theatre, including a collaborative partnership with the...

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New faculty positions in the arts

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Furman an $800,000 grant in support of the school’s new initiative to enrich its fine arts program.  According to John Beckford, the university's vice president for academic affairs...

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Seeing the beauty in urban scenes

A Daytona Beach, Fla., native who makes his home in New Smyrna Beach, Bryce Hammond is an artist who made his reputation painting urban scenes inspired by the graffiti and street art he practiced while...

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Furman alum paints urban scenes

A Daytona Beach, Fla., native who makes his home in New Smyrna Beach, Bryce Hammond is an artist who made his reputation painting urban scenes inspired by the graffiti and street art he practiced while...

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Brodeur’s work in “New American Paintings”

JUNE 29, 2012 by Tina T. Underwood, Contributing Writer Paintings by Furman University art professor Michael Brodeur have been selected for the centennial edition of “New American Paintings,” a peer-reviewed national publication. Three images were culled...

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Watkins presents “Film in Focus-Opera”

SPRING, 2012 Marie Watkins presented the life and times of artists and historical events related to Tosca for the series “Film in Focus – Opera in Cinema Pre-Show Conversations” at the Gunter Theatre, part of...

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Furman senior art exhibition, “Free Food,” on display

MARCH 28, 2012 by Tina Underwood, Media Relations Art by Furman seniors will be on display in an exhibition titled "Free Food" through May 5 at Thompson Gallery in the Roe Art Building. Gallery hours...

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Alum Nikki Pressley a rising artist in California

The editors at California Home + Design asked the top art curators in the state to help them pick the 10 California artists who are on the rise. Nikki Pressley, a native of Greenville who graduated...

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Art mystery solved

MARCH 15, 2012 by Sara Morano '14, Contributing Writer “It is by Gainsborough, but it’s a mess.” Hugh Belsey, the world’s foremost expert on the artwork of 18th-century English painter Thomas Gainsborough, put to rest...

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A genuine Thomas Gainsborough?

MARCH 8, 2012 by Erikah Haavie, Media Relations Is the painting, “Portrait of Lady Impey,” that hangs above the fireplace in the Furman president's home painted by renowned English portrait and landscape artist Thomas Gainsborough?...

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Art by Blazina on display in Thompson Gallery

Mixed media art by Jen Blazina will be on display Feb. 24 through March 23 in Furman University’s Roe Art Building, Thompson Gallery. The exhibit, A Collection, is free and open to the public. Originally...

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