This report covers a selection of incidents from May 14 to May 20 as recorded in the Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) bulletin.
The Anderson Collection, one of Stanford’s two art museums, held a film screening for the documentary “Eva Hesse,” on Jul. 26. The documentary follows the private life and career of the 34-year-old, German-born American sculptor.
Stanford’s annual Family Weekend, an event that aims to give families a chance to experience undergraduate life, kicks off on Friday morning. The two-day event consists of a variety of activities including information sessions, community open houses, faculty lectures and campus tours. Stanford expects approximately 4,000 visitors to attend.
Kleinheinz Family Professor of European Studies Richard Saller announced that he will step down as dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) on Sept. 1, 2018 and return to teaching full-time at Stanford.
The Anderson Collection recently welcomed an additional 11 artworks by Manuel Neri and a painting by Mary Weatherford to the museum, just after receiving Bill Jensen’s watercolor and gouache Study for Denial at the end of 2016.
The Anderson Collection helped students de-stress before finals with coffee and donuts, button-making, coloring, music and art on Thursday, March 16. (NICOLE AW/The Stanford Daily)
Visitors of all ages channelled the work of Nick Cave and created their own “soundsuits” by decorating old clothing at the Anderson Collection’s family pop-up on Saturday, Dec. 10. (ANGELA LUO/The Stanford Daily)
“Figuration/Abstraction” is built on the notion of opposites, pitting representational art and painstaking realism against the whimsical, open-ended aesthetic of abstraction. The exhibit highlights works from the Cantor’s permanent collection, sprawling across the walls of the expansive Freidenrich Family Gallery. The exhibit asks us to note the stylistic differences between the works as well as the…