Arts and entertainment editor Caela Murphy talked to three Dartmouth students about finding and developing their artistic passions and how Dartmouth has shaped their interests — from digital arts to jazz.
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The Hopkins Center for the Arts begins a packed year on Thursday with its “Exploring the Arts at Dartmouth” marketplace, a teaser of the student ensembles, award-winning theater performances, dance troupes, world-renowned vocalists and films it will host this year.
Completing a slate that included performances from the New York Theatre Workshop, Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and a documentary screening by filmmaker Ken Burns, the Hopkins Center’s summer programming will draw to a close in the coming weeks as the academic quarter ends. Reflecting back on the term, students, staff and faculty identified a number of highlights across disciplines offered at the Center.
From July 12 to August 10, a bronze boy wept in the Hood Museum of Art. The statue was a part of artist and Montgomery Fellow Enrique Martínez Celaya’s exhibition “Burning As It Were a Lamp.” Along with the statue, the exhibition included fragments of a mirror and two paintings of angels, one captioned “I remember nothing” and the other captioned “I remember everything.”
Kelly’s beginnings as an artist and the events that inspired his works are the subject of “Ellsworth Kelly: Fragments” (2007), a documentary by Checkerboard Film Foundation the Hood Museum of Art will screen Thursday. Hood director Michael Taylor will introduce the documentary and guide the spotlight tour of Kelly’s panels after the screening. The film, he said, will explore the artist’s “subdued style,” referencing Kelly’s focus on things like the reflection of light in a window, unlike the more visceral subjects of his contemporaries.