Prof. Julia Bryan-Wilson was awarded a competitive grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her book project, under advanced contract with Yale University Press, on sculptor Louise Nevelson. More of the grantees are found here.
For Cal Performances, it’s hard to remember a time without the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Film festivals, of course, provide an excellent opportunity to see a lot of smaller independent (and largely non-American) features from around the world — films otherwise unlikely to get a general release in the United States or a box office boost at Golden Globes or Oscar time.
We experience architecture with our whole bodies, not just our eyes. However, contemporary architecture is commonly and increasingly designed for visual impact and without regard for the rest of the body.
Noon announces itself melodically on the UC Berkeley campus. Almost everyday at 12 p.m., the Campanile replaces its uniform hourly chimes with a musical interlude.
In 2018, 150 years after the establishment of the original University of California, and more than 50 years after the Free Speech Movement, students continue to advocate for their beliefs.
The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, more commonly known as BAMPFA, encouraged students to explore their creative sides and expand their cultural perspectives long before the opening of its present space in 2016.
Until recently, Silicon Valley was known as a diffuse agglomeration of unprepossessing office parks stretched out along the freeways extending some 100 miles down the peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose.
1/ 2/2018 From The New York Times: "Textile art, sometimes called fiber art, once occupied ambiguous terrain in a now-obsolete art vs. craft divide. Julia Bryan-Wilson’s book goes beyond arguing for fiber’s aesthetic legitimacy to demonstrating its political agency.
Scholar and writer Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby has been selected to receive the Clark Art Institute’s 2017 Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing. Grigsby is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley.
For Eleanor Hammond, a freshman at UC Berkeley, a wealthy yet radical woman from 1916 sparked a years long project.
As Honji Wang climbs the body of her partner Sébastien Ramirez during the final few moments of the pair’s performance in “Borderline,” she does so using only her feet. Entirely parallel to the ground below her, she seems to float towards the sky in ethereal white silk.
Art and science come together seamlessly in the virtual photograph and digital PHSCologram sculpture, CRISPR-Cas9: A Ray of Light, 2017, displayed in the Innovative Genomics Institute lobby.
UC Berkeley’s Center for Buddhist Studies is part of a new international network of universities that is receiving $4.9 million to advance the study of Buddhism and East Asian cultures.
Margaret Conkey, a UC Berkeley professor emerita of anthropology known for her pioneering exploration of feminist perspectives and gender issues in archaeology as well as new interpretations of European cave paintings from the Paleolithic era, is the Royal Anthropological Institute’s 2017 Thomas
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