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Freshman Mara Erb studies a series of ink drawings from the Handwerker Gallerys new exhibits Jan. 21.

Handwerker exhibits offer two sisters’ origin stories

By Celisa Calacal, Contributing Writer February 4, 2015
"Origin Stories: Altar Apparitions" and "Origin Stories: Alien Apostles" offer two sisters' views on land ownership and identity.
Piotr Pillary studies a triptych from Barbara Prosts’ “Exposures” as part of the “Staged, Performed, Manipulated” exhibit at the Johnson Museum.

Photography exhibits make authenticity their focus

By Mary Ford, Assistant Life & Culture Editor January 29, 2015
Adjacent exhibits, "Staged, Performed, Manipulated" and "Margaret Bourke-White: from Cornell student to visionary photojournalist," explore the meaning of truth in photography.
Artist Eva Capobianco stands among her artwork in the State of the Art Gallery, which currently houses her exhibit, “Approaching 60,” that examines the artist’s life leading up to her 60th birthday.

Review: Artist approaches aging through art

By Gabriella Jorio, Contributing Writer April 16, 2014
Artist Eva Capobianco explores the years of her life in her exhibit "Approaching 60."
The art of Jenny Sabin, Cornell assistant professor of architecture, hangs in Bibliowicz Family Gallery. Sabin’s new exhibit, “Datascapes,” features artwork inspired by data on natural phenomena.

Review: Science inspires in data-based exhibit

By Nina Varilla, Staff Writer March 26, 2014
Professor Jenny Sabin's newest exhibit is a scientific art venture.

Review: Art show mixes fracking with nature

By Nina Varilla, Contributing Writer September 6, 2013
The "Marcellus Shale Documentary Project" debuted in the Handwerker Gallery on Aug. 28. The exhibit features photographs of hydraulic fracturing machinery in rural Pennsylvania.
Review: Abstract exhibit showcases local artists’ work

Review: Abstract exhibit showcases local artists’ work

By Mimi Reynolds, Contributing Writer March 27, 2013
The Handwerker Gallery's latest exhibition, "First Person, Twice Removed," dazzles with abstract pieces.

Review: Art exhibit delves into dark themes in children’s literature

By Steven Pirani, Staff Writer February 13, 2013
Artists illustrate unsettling elements in classic children's books in "Beasties and Beasties in Children's Book Illustrations."

‘The 2012 Senior Student Show’: College seniors look to future with art

By Whitney Faber, Senior Writer April 25, 2012
With a little bit of mundane life, a few representations of the underrepresented aspects of college life and a whole lot of introspection, the senior class art show displays the talent of the graduating class. “The 2012 Senior Student Show,” curated by senior art history major Nora Kharmoudi, opened last Thursday in the Handwerker Gallery…

‘Lines of Control’: Exhibit explores artistic lines of origin

February 8, 2012
Amid Cornell University’s classic, ivy-covered architecture, the distinctive lines of the Johnson Museum stick out. Inside, 33 international artists continue this powerful contrast through their exploration of the power of lines. The boundary-shifting 1947 split of Pakistan from India, and later Bangladesh, inspired “Lines of Control,” an art exhibit of more than 40 works by…

Exhibition pinpoints talented faculty

By Whitney Faber, Senior Writer February 1, 2012
Walk across the Academic Quad, step up the two sets of cement stairs and “You Are Here” — at the Ithaca College faculty art show, where the display of mixed media and bright paintings, structural sculptures and large-scale photographs, represent what art at the college means. This year’s faculty art show, “You Are Here,” at…

Midwest art forms disjointed exhibit

By Whitney Faber, Managing Editor September 14, 2011
The figure is one of the most fundamental parts of human existence. Artists spend lifetimes studying it. They learn its different lines, angles, curves and shades. Then they spend the rest of their career drawing, painting and experimenting, all just to find ways of interpreting it.

Seniors capture art of human form

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer April 20, 2011
Mirroring the features and form of the human body, the art in this year’s senior show at the Handwerker Gallery is a captivating, diverse look at the human body and portraiture.
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