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March 17, 2013

  • Spring break; no classes, university offices open Monday through Friday

Andrei Molodkin: CRUDE
January 26 through March 17, 2013
Andrei Molodkin is an internationally recognized contemporary Russian artist engaged in deconstructing the economic realities of geopolitical praxis. Consisting of his monumental ballpoint-pen drawings and his three-dimensional constructions filled with crude oil, Molodkin's exhibition "CRUDE" effectively articulates the space between …more

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Grisha Bruskin: H-Hour
January 26 through March 17, 2013
Contemporary Russian artist Grisha Bruskin's new sculpture project "H-Hour" examines the myth of the enemy in very diverse manifestations: the hostile state, class enemy, enemy of the subconscious, 'the other' as enemy, time, chronos and death as enemies, the enemy of the human species, among others. His work explores how the trivial is …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Susan Yanero
January 26, 2013 through March 17, 2013
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 exist in equal measure, strong, direct, and …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Russian Chamber Arts Society: Legacy of Russian Jewish Composers
Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
Tickets: $40 regular admission, $25 AU students

Jewish  musical nationalism in Russia was directly influenced  by a music movement that emerged in the first half of the 19th century that sought  to develop a specifically Russian style of music instead of imitating Western-Eu­ropean …more

Type: Concert

Host: Katzen Arts Center

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Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
Tickets: $25 regular admission, $10 AU students
Purchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call 202-885 ARTS

Following the completion of the Gorenman Beethoven Project, internationally acclaimed concert pianist and American University musician in residence Yuliya Gorenman continues exploring masterpieces of the great composers with the …more

Type: Concert

Host: Performing Arts

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Artist Talk: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
March 26, 6 p.m.
Admission is free

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, a London-based artist, will speak about her work. Yiadom-Boakye has shown work internationally in solo exhibitions including the Jack Shaniman Gallery, New York; the Chisenhale Gallery, London; and the Corvi-Mora, London. She has been included in many …more

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: Art Department

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Ava Farmer (nom de plume of Sandy Lerner) will read from her novel, Second Impressions, the first sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice that accurately depicts the original's historical and cultural milieu. Published by Chawton House Press, an affiliate of Chawton House Library and the Centre for the study of Early English Women's Writing in Hampshire, England, Second Impressions draws its …more

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: CAS Dean's Office

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Art Colloquia for Critical Inquiry: Amy Raehse
Room 246, Katzen Arts Center
March 28, 6 p.m.
Admission is free

Amy Raehse, executive director and curator at Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, Marlyand gives a lecture as part of the Spring Colloquia for Critical Inquiry Series titled Outside In.

The Department of Art is excited to present Outside In, the first part in a three part colloquia series …more

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Host: Art Department

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The lecture features Debra Diamond, Associate Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art at the Freer/Sackler Museums, Smithsonian Institution.

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Host: Performing Arts

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