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Stop staring, protect yourself

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist

October 27, 2016


Filed under OPINION

I have a friend who has an unhealthy penchant for stale metaphor. Just last week we were discussing the Ruth Fluno retrospective at Sheehan when he referred to the art as “a delicious feast.” Normally I’d treat this sort of remark as an empty flourish, but as I was in a slightly unusual sta...

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with “Scenes and Types”

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with “Scenes and Types”

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

Whitman sophomore William Monico had not attended any of the previous exhibitions in Olin Hall's Sheehan Gallery, but what he saw last Friday, at the reception for the Gallery's new "Scenes and Types" exhibit, had him captivated. "I was fascinated by how much history each picture contained," said...

Sheehan Gallery showcases visiting artists’ interdisciplinary artworks

Sheehan Gallery showcases visiting artists’ interdisciplinary artworks

Geoffrey Leach

February 26, 2015


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

On Feb. 23 the next art exhibition will arrive at the Sheehan Gallery. While artist lectures have taken place all year as part of The Hand and The Machine series, this will be the first time that the visiting artist's work will be showcased at the Sheehan Gallery. "With regards to The Hand and ...

Winter Art Salon exhibits new media and technology

Hannah Bartman

January 29, 2015


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

The eighth annual Student Winter Art Salon opened at the Sheehan Gallery last Saturday, Jan. 24 and will remain open until Feb. 13. The art pieces featured are all completed in studio art classes at Whitman and the pieces displayed were chosen by three studio art faculty members. This year's salon holds...

Senior Art Theses Experiment with Medium, Message

Senior Art Theses Experiment with Medium, Message

Vincent Warne

April 10, 2014


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

Each year, the senior art majors at Whitman College each produce an art project as the culmination of his or her focus throughout senior year, which is then exhibited at galleries on campus. This year there are 17 seniors who have decided to experiment outside their usual media to engage with a ...

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