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A Monuments Man at North Carolina: Sherman E. Lee

February 17, 2014

With the recent release of the George Clooney-directed film The Monuments Men, awareness has been raised about the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Division of the military during World War II and its role in protecting, rescuing, and restoring cultural … Continued

2013 Art Department Commencement Address

July 8, 2013

Below is the text of the Commencement Address presented by graduating senior Ben Wainmann at the 2013 Art Department Commencement Ceremony: The last time I stood before an audience, things did not go very well: It was a few weeks … Continued

Task: Oliver Herring

April 26, 2013

The UNC Art Department presented a performance by Oliver Herring, Hanes Visiting Artist on Saturday, March 20th in Gerrard Hall. German-born experimental artist Oliver Herring led an improvisational community event called TASK. Herring, the spring artist-in-residence in the art department … Continued

UNC TASK Party featured in new TASK book

March 28, 2013

Oliver Herring: TASK, recently released by University Galleries of Illinois State University, features images from the UNC TASK Party that took place on 20 March 2010 and includes an essay by Art Department Assistant Professor and TASK Party organizer Cary Levine. TASK documents a burgeoning … Continued