Group Title: Harn Museum of Art Events
Title: Harn Museum of Art Events : January - February 2007
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Title: Harn Museum of Art Events : January - February 2007
Series Title: Harn Museum of Art Events
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Language: English
Creator: Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Publisher: Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida
Publication Date: January - February 2007
Subject: University of Florida.   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Bibliographic ID: UF00076641
Volume ID: VID00003
Source Institution: Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Holding Location: Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida

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Kerry Oliver-Smith, Curator of Contemporary Art,
Harn Museum of Art
Sunday, January 21,3 p.m.

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International Contemporary Art from the Harn
Museum Collection
Oliver-Smith will introduce this new exhibition and
highlight the artistic innovations of contemporary artists
around the world.

Rebecca Martin Nagy, Ph.D., Director, Harn Museum of Art
Sunday, February 4, 3 p.m.
Continuity and Change: Three Generations of
Ethiopian Artists
Join the co-curator of Continuity and Change to explore the
dynamic story of the history of modern and contemporary
art in Ethiopia.

Charles Q. Mason, Chief Curator and Curator of Asian Art,
Harn Museum of Art
Sunday, February 18, 3 p.m.
Chinese New Year
Explore works that relate to the festive occasion.

Susan Cooksey, Ph.D., Curator of African Art,
Harn Museum of Art
Sunday, February 25, 3 p.m.
African Arts of Healing and Divination
Examine the aesthetic, multi-sensory and complex
qualities of objects used in traditional and contemporary
practices of healing in Africa.

artworks, clockwise from top lef
Nikki Lee, The Swingers Project (4'
1998-1999, fujiflex print
21 1/4 x 28 1/4 in.(54 x 71.8 cm.
Museum purchase, funds
provided by the Caroline
Julier and James G.
Richardson Art Acquisition
Fund, International
the Horn Museum Collection
Elias Sime, Untitled (detail)
2002, mixed media with paint,
buttons, thread and plastic
plate on canvas, 52 x 56 3/4 in.
(132.1 x 144.1 cm.), collection of
Mesfin Gebreyes Oda, Addis Ab t r
Continuity and Change: Three
Generations of Ethiopian Artists
Asante people, Ghana, Disk Pendant (akrafokonmu)
20th century, gold, red ochre, 41/4 x 4 1/4 x 3/4 in.(10.8 x 10.8x 1.9 cm.)
Funds provided by the Caroline Julier and James G. Richardson Art Acquisition Fund
African Arts of Healing and Divination

German Cinema: National and Global Dimensions
Saturday, January 27, 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Organized by Barbara Mennel, Department of
Germanic and Slavic Studies and Film and Media
Studies, Department of English. For information e-mail

German National Cinema, 10 a.m. 11 a.m.
Ingeborg Majer O'Sickey (Associate Professor of
German, University of Binghamton)
"The Aestheticization of Death
from Weimar to Nazi Cinema"

Panel: From National to Global, 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Britta Herdegen (Germanic and Slavic Studies),
"Allegorical Representation of the Body
in Kaufmann's Ways to Strength and Beauty"
Jennifer Coenen (Germanic and Slavic Studies),
"Children as Witness of the Nation"
Will Lehman (Germanic and Slavic Studies),
"New German Cinema, the Nation, and its Other"

Framing a Global Cinema, 3 p.m. 4 p.m.
Katrin Sieg (Associate Professor, Georgetown University),
"Globalization and Familial Imaginary in Billy Wilder's
One, Two, 'hree"

4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Randall Halle (Klaus Jonas Chair of German Film
and Cultural Studies, Pittsburgh University), "Border
Economics and the Transnational Moving Image"

6:30 p.m. Reception
Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall

Co-sponsored by the UF Center for the Humanities and
the Public Sphere, UF Center for European Studies, the
Harn Museum of Art and UF International Center.

pictured, below:
Gebre Kristos Desta, 1932-1981, Untitled, 1966, oil on canvas
19 x 38 1/2 in. (48.3 x 97.8 cm.), collection of Mesfin Gebreyes Oda, Addis Ababa
Continuity and Change: Three Generations of Ethiopian Artists

Space is limited so sign up early! Studio Classes are
offered in the Goforth Learning Center in the Mary
Ann Harn Cofrin Pavilion. To register, send your check
for registration plus material fees along with your name,
address, phone number and e-mail address to: Harn
Museum of Art, Attn. Mary Yawn, PO Box 112700,
Gainesville, FL 32611. Make checks payable to the
University of Florida. For information about studio
classes contact Patrick Newman at 352.392.9826 x112 or

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Discover and Create with the Visual Language of Art
Jane Gravois, Artist/Instructor
4 Saturday: February 24 March 17, 2007
10 a.m. noon
$80, Limit 15 students, ages 7 and up
Children will discover differing styles of art in the Harn's
current gallery exhibitions, and then will create two and
three-dimensional works inspired by these styles using
mixed media. Materials provided by the artist.

Discover Your Inner Artist
Bill Schaaf, Artist/Instructor
6 Thursday, January 18 February 22
6:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Registration: $145 (members $130)
Materials available for purchase in the Museum Store
Join inspiring and accomplished artist Bill Schaaf for
this process-oriented class for students of all levels
of experience, including beginners. Use drawing,
sketchbooks and journaling to explore and develop your
individual creativity and visual expression.

Introduction to Sculpture
Erin Curry, Artist/Instructor
6 Sunday: February 18 April 1 (no class March 11)
1 p.m. 3 p.m.
Registration: $125 (members $110)
Material fees: $25 (payable along with registration)
Build, model and carve clay as you delve into the physical
language of sculpture. Join artist and UF sculpture
graduate Erin Curry to discover the satisfaction of holding
your own creations while learning the basic sculptural
concepts of mass, form, scale, texture and proportion.

Oil Painting
Eleanor Blair, Artist/Instructor
6 Thursday: March 1 April 12 (no class on March 15)
6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Registration: $170 (members $155)
Material fees: $150 (payable along with registration)
A course with well-known and accomplished painter
Eleanor Blair designed to provide both beginners and
experienced painters with an understanding of the basic
materials and techniques used in oil painting. Learn or
practice different aspects of oil painting each week, such as
creating the illusion of form, perceiving values, blending
soft and hard edges, using color temperatures to define
space, and creating the illusion of light.

Internships offer the opportunity for university students
interested in museum-related professions such as art
history, marketing or education and non-profit business,
in areas such as fundraising or event management, to
gain valuable practical, on-the-job experience while
receiving guidance and mentoring from museum
professionals. Non-students, UF and other university
students, both undergraduate and graduate, of all majors
may apply.

Harn Museum internships are available during academic
terms with two yearly application deadlines:

Summer and Fall 2007: Thursday, March 1, 2007
Spring 2008: Monday. October 1, 2007

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