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Giving avant-gardism the bird

Okay, I know what you’re thinking. That mischievous three-year old got into the paint-set again. She dipped her fingers in a couple of different colors and splat them on the canvas in random twirls. You’ll probably buy a $10 bright blue frame using your Amazon Prime account and put this in it. That way, she can laugh at her artistic proclivities when she’s older and has moved onto drawing female nudes in exquisite detail.

Student art meets student passion in the juried exhibition ‘InTransit’

“InTransit,” an annual exhibition here on campus from the Stanford department of art and art history, features a collection of art by Stanford students and local artists at the Coulter Art Gallery. This campus-wide tradition invites students, faculty members and nearby residents to enjoy a unique array of carefully selected art pieces. Through the one-of-a-kind…

Classy Classes: ARTHIST 158S: ‘From Iconography to Instagram’

In ARTHIST 158S: “From Iconography to Instagram,” students learn how art and history have progressed together, as well as how to analyze and interpret an image. Taught by Michael Metzger, a Ph.D. candidate in Art and Art History, the class explores various icons and art movements from the 16th century to the present day, with a strong emphasis on student involvement.

Stanford Live: Looking ahead to next fall

Stanford Live recently released the calendar of performances for its fifth season, and once again, it’s booked some of the biggest names in music. What should you keep your eye on for fall quarter? Philip Glass (9/29) Those of you unfamiliar with Philip Glass may instead be familiar with the 1998 film “The Truman Show,” or…