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“Regina José Galindo: Bearing Witness” Review in Sculpture Magazine - November 2016

Regina José Galindo: Acts of Endurance by Barbara Schreiber Regina José Galindo’s performances are often shocking and degrading. Sometimes naked, she is tasered, hit, bloodied, anesthetized, urinated on, or left for dead. “Bearing Witness,” at North Carolina’s David son College last fall, was Galindo’s first solo show in the United States. Curator Lia Newman gathered […]

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“Watch a painter mature in this Davidson exhibition” in the Charlotte Observer - January 21, 2016

BY MARK LEACH Correspondent You’ll see vibrant evidence of a painter maturing and developing in “Russ Warren: Works 1971-2015,” a 44-year survey of the longtime Davidson College art professor’s career. It’s now on view at the college’s Van Every/Smith galleries. Warren, born in Houston in 1951, grew up surrounded by art, from Picasso to Mexican […]

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Poses and Projections: Portraits from the Davidson College Art Collection, a new exhibition at The Light Factory - February 12 – March 25, 2016

The Van Every/Smith Galleries and The Light Factory are pleased to announce Poses and Projections, an exhibition of photography from the Davidson College Permanent Art Collection. The exhibition will be on view at the Light Factory from February 12, 2016 through March 25, 2016. Co-curated by Lia Newman and Lili Corbus, Poses and Projections highlights […]

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“Exhibition of work North Carolina native Kent Williams on display at Davidson College” in the Charlotte Observer - December 2, 2015

By Mark Leach Correspondent Los Angeles artist Kent Williams makes imaginative, unique figurative pictures full of intrigue, ambiguity and haunting allure in his solo exhibition “Native Bone and Far to Home.” His subjects, only partially visible in “Tomorrow,” for instance, coexist in an edgy and energetic visual tableau. They float comfortably in and out of […]

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“Davidson College exhibit challenges viewers to confront abuse,” in the Charlotte Observer - September 29, 2015

MARK LEACH Correspondent On view through Oct. 25, at Davidson College’s Van Every/Smith Galleries is the ambitious work of Regina José Galindo. “Bearing Witness” is a survey exhibit of more than 20 performance pieces spanning 15 years. Curated by Gallery Director and Curator Lia Newman, the 41-year-old internationally acclaimed Guatemalan artists’ creative work includes video, […]

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“Can you handle Bearing Witness?” in Creative Loafing Charlotte - September 30, 2015

By Anita Overcash  Twitter:@anitaovercash “Extreme.” That’s one word you could use to describe Guatemalan performance artist Regina Jose Galindo’s Bearing Witness exhibit, currently on display at Davidson College’s Van Every/Smith Galleries. “Crazy,” that’s another word that many would use in regards to her extreme measures. But Galindo’s messages are clear, her works leaving a permanent […]

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“Political Acts: Regina José Galindo at Davidson College,” in Burnaway - September 17, 2015

by Kellie Bornhoft Unfazed bystanders shuffle past Regina José Galindo as she carries a large bowl of swishing blood, real blood. At every seven or eight paces, the performance artist lowers the bowl to the ground, steps into the blood, and marks the streets of Guatemala City with red footprints. Dressed in a black dress, […]

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Alumni Art Collectors Lend Works for Exhibition -

June 05, 2015 by Morgan Orangi ’13 There are two things you might not know about Davidson College. One: the college possesses a collection of more than 3,100 works of art by artists such as Jim Dine, Rembrandt, Delacroix, Kiki Smith and Bruegel. Two: many Davidson alumni and families collect art and generously loan or promise works […]

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Ai Weiwei film screening rescheduled - February 13, 2014

Due to inclement weather, the screening of Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry  has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 26 from 6:30-8:30pm in the Semans Auditorium, Belk Visual Arts Center.  Please join gallery staff  for a screening of the documentary and a post-film discussion with Dr. Fuji Lozada and Dr. Margaret McCarthy. The event, supported by the Davidson College Multicultural Affairs, is […]

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Davidson Hires Director/Curator of Galleries - December 7, 2012

Davidson College has announced the appointment of Lia Newman as Director of the William H. Van Every/Edward M. Smith Galleries beginning January 2, 2013.

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“Regina José Galindo: Bearing Witness” Review in Sculpture Magazine - November 2016

Regina José Galindo: Acts of Endurance by Barbara Schreiber Regina José Galindo’s performances are often shocking and degrading. Sometimes naked, she is tasered, hit, bloodied, anesthetized, urinated on, or left for dead. “Bearing Witness,” at North Carolina’s David son College last fall, was Galindo’s first solo show in the United States. Curator Lia Newman gathered […]

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