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James Siena's <em>bracket painting (after jury duty #2) </em>, 1999.
NYC Artist James Siena to Lecture at Hamilton

American contemporary artist James Siena will present a lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 4:30 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. The lecture is a part of the Art Department’s Visiting Artist Series and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Sculptor and Installation Artist Judy Pfaff to Lecture

Judy Pfaff, professional sculptor and installation artist, will present a lecture on Monday, March 5, at 4 p.m. in Bradford Auditorium. Pfaff’s visit is part of the Art Department’s Visiting Artist Series, and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Marina Abramovic speaks to a full house in Wellin Hall on Feb. 29.
The Artist is Present on the Hill

The lights dimmed, and a set of eyes stared out at the audience, stoically, from a projection screen. A voice soon followed, as the video panned out to reveal artist Marina Abramovic in full form. In a clip from her recently released documentary, The Artist is Present, Abramovic explains that embracing silence is essential to the creation of art—and the audience did just that as Abramovic’s voice ceased to accompany her image.  More ...

Performance Artist Marina Abramovic to Lecture

Performance artist Marina Abramovic will give a lecture on “The Past, Present and Future of Performance Art” on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 6 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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A portrait of an audience at a Cal Arts lecture by Tim Davis.
Photographer Tim Davis Focuses on Audience in Hamilton Lecture
In an introduction to the Feb. 3 lecture on Tim Davis’ photography, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Kathryn Parker Almanas skipped nearly all customary information in favor of presenting the audience with eight simple facts about the artist. These included his talent for skipping faster than he can run and playing ukulele. Though such random pieces of trivia may seem irrelevant to a professional discussion about photographs, they could not have served as a better preface to Davis’ character.
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"Motel Boomerang," from Tim Davis' latest series, The New Antiquity.
Visiting Artist Series to Host Photographer Tim Davis
As part of the ongoing Visiting Artist series at Hamilton College, photographer Tim Davis will give a lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 4:15 p.m., in the College’s Kirner-Johnson Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. More ...
Deborah Sperber at work
Installation Artist Is First in Visiting Artist Series
The first presenter in this year's visiting artist series, Devorah Sperber, will speak on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 4:15 p.m. in the college’s Kirner-Johnson auditorium. Sperber is an American installation artist known for creating works out of spools of thread, chenille pipe cleaners and map tacks that act as optical illusions. More ...