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Dan Hicks on The Brutish Museums (streaming video)

When you walk into any encyclopedic art museum in 2020, you’re likely to see artifacts plundered during European colonial conquests. But you’re unlikely to see, in these museums, any mention that these objects were stolen.

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Herron students bring campus alive in coloring book

BY JUSTIN WHITAKER. Originally published in News at IUPUI Feb. 15, 2021 Through a collection of black lines and white space, students, staff and faculty at the Herron School of Art and Design collectively and creatively brought IUPUI’s energetic campus to life in a coloring book. “Color Your Campus – IUPUI” is an 88-page coloring book […]

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Lasana Kazembe’s blues poetry opera focuses on Richard Wright’s journey

This story was originally published in NUVO on Feb. 9, 2021 In 1927, a young man by the name of Richard Wright — who would later become one of the most prominent African American authors of the 20th century —  arrived in the Gap area of Chicago. It was during the Great Migration when over […]

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Herron’s first exhibitions in 2021 highlight the power of art to unify, promote social change

Written by Herron staff and first published in News at IUPUI on Jan. 20. INDIANAPOLIS — The Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI will present two new exhibitions illuminating the various ways in which artists creatively and boldly use different media to amplify social justice movements. “The Sum of Unity” […]

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Dan Hicks on “the Brutish Museums”

Dan Hicks discussed his book ‘The Brutish Museums: The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence, and Cultural Restitution’ on Dec. 8 in the IAHI’s Art+Ethics seminar. This article, which originally appeared as a preview to that event, was also published Dec. 11 in NUVO. In the African galleries at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, you’ll […]

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David Plunkert : an Iron Man among Illustrators

David Plunkert: The Visual Communi – gator is open and available for in-person visits at the Herron School of Art and Design, provided patrons wear masks and observe social distancing. Click here for more information. Note: The Herron Galleries will be closed to the public during IUPUI’s online instruction period from Nov. 21 to Feb. 8. The virtual […]

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Meet Your Tech: Ray Duffey on rhythms of forward mobility

Originally published in News at IUPUI on Monday, October 5, 2020 “Meet Your Tech” is a Q-and-A series that introduces current and prospective students to Herron’s studio and lab technicians, who are multi-faceted artists and individuals. Ray Duffey should be at the top of Herron’s list of people to learn from when you need guidance with […]

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Herron prof. Cory Robinson’s Aussie-influenced artwork on view in Indy Art & Seek

Do you like to see cutting-edge art in unexpected places? Well, you’re in luck, and not just because Cory Robinson just installed his “Codex Signs” at Walnut Ridge Apartments at 3347 N. Emerson Avenue. It’s be part of Indy Art & Seek, a self-guided art tour that features more than 100 pieces of public art […]

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Indy Art and Seek features Herron staff, alumni and offers interactive app for city exploration

BY JUSTIN WHITAKER for News at IUPUI Take a virtual tour or start a real-life scavenger hunt with Indy Art & Seek, a partnership between Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and the Arts Council of Indianapolis that uses an app to offer a self-guided public art tour. More than 100 public art interventions or “moments of delight” […]

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Herron Galleries reopen with three compelling exhibits

Editor’s note: This article, published on Sept. 10, was written by John Schwarb for the Inside IUPUI newsletter. Did you know that world-class art is on display for your enjoyment and examination six days a week, on campus, for free, in the Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design? If you’re new to […]