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“Citizen Kane” at 75

In America magazine, Fr. Richard A. Blake, S.J., writes about the relevance and timelessness of the film “Citizen Kane,” which had its general release to American audiences 75 years ago. Fr. Blake is a professor of film studies at BC … Continue reading

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Tavarelli’s Star Fragments

BC Fine Arts Professor of the Practice Andrew Tavarelli has traveled extensively in Bali and Southeast Asia—always with a journal, a set of watercolors, and a camera. Material from Tavarelli’s travel journal provided the basis for his unpublished novel, False Stars. Now, Tavarelli has … Continue reading

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The Americans by Car

Fine Arts Assistant Professor of the Practice Karl Baden has published The Americans by Car, a retrospective of his archival work that pays tribute to two influential photographers, Robert Frank and Lee Friedlander. The photographs in the book were taken by Baden … Continue reading

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Shangri La

Waterscapes: Islamic Architecture and Art from Doris Duke’s Shangri La is a fully illustrated publication by Boston College professors Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair (with Shangri La conservator Kent Severson) that accompanies an exhibition of the same title on display at … Continue reading

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BC Libraries features faculty authors

Boston College Libraries has recently featured three professors who published books last year in the fields of art, management and Irish politics. In Text and Image in Medieval Persian Art (Edinburgh University Press), Calderwood Professor of Islamic and Asian Art Sheila Blair presents … Continue reading

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Filming the End of the Holocaust

In his new book, Filming the End of the Holocaust: Allied Documentaries, Nuremberg and the Liberation of the Concentration Camps (Bloomsbury, 2014), Professor of Fine Arts John Michalczyk tells the story of how the US Government commissioned filmmakers to document the … Continue reading

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Book on Baden photography

Fine Arts Assistant Professor of the Practice Karl Baden has published Work from Two Bodies, a book of photography that reproduces 43 images from two of his projects: Cliché-Verre and Shadow Pictures, 1983-84, and Sex, Death and the History of Photography, 1988-89. … Continue reading

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