TJ Treece’s digital media piece, winner of Best in Show.

Hogue Gallery hosts student exhibition

The 51-year tradition continued, this year with new awards to highlight student art. In an annual juried exhibition of undergraduate and graduate student art, the Gussman has succeeded in encouraging young artists for over five decades. This exhibition, housed in the Alexander Hogue Gallery, opened on March 28 and will be on display until April […]

Dr. Lamont Lindstrom. courtesy University of Tulsa

TU professor presents findings in anthropology lecture

Dr. Lindstrom discussed his time living with the people of Tanna and his study of their language. TU’s National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology hosted a lecture by Dr. Lamont Lindstrom about sociolinguistics in Polynesia on Wednesday, March 6. The lecture, titled “Sociolinguistics on Tanna: Disputes, The Apocalypse and More,” encompassed Lindstrom’s specific research in […]

The photo of Bill Clinton that ended up being printed in Esquire. courtesy Platon

World class photographer comes to Tulsa

In a lecture at the Tulsa Town Hall series, photographer Platon discussed his career of capturing people in power. Tulsa Town Hall hosted a lecture by British photographer and human rights activist Platon on Friday, March 8. Platon has worked with some of the most influential political figures, actors and musicians in the world. His […]

Michaela O’Brien with photos from the “Love Valley” installation. photo by Piper Prolago

Living Arts hosts Okla. Avant Garde

Artists performed spoken word poetry at March’s First Friday Art Crawl. During the March 1 First Friday, Living Arts hosted 14 spoken word artists from across the state for the Oklahoma Avant Garde event. These poets performed on the backdrop of installations by three local visual artists. The performers and visual artists included several students […]

Bruce Adolphe pictured above. courtesy Tulsa Public Radio

Piano Puzzler speaks about memory in music

Bruce Adolphe combined neuroscience and classical music in compositions at the Philbrook. Bruce Adolphe, commonly recognized as the Piano Puzzler from American Public Media’s Performance Now, spoke at Philbrook on Friday, March 1 in partnership with the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities and the Tulsa Symphony. For this event, Adolphe spoke about his interest in […]

Screen cap from “All the Stars” that steals Lina Iris Viktor’s art. courtesy The New York Times

Artists sue musicians over theft of their aesthetics

Two separate lawsuits have brought about conversations over uncredited use of visual art. Ariana Grande and Kendrick Lamar have both been accused of illegally using images by visual artists in two recent plagiarism cases. Within the past year, contemporary artists have brought lawsuits against both these superstars for ripping off their work in music videos. […]

The poster for “The Vagina Monologues.” courtesy University of Tulsa

TU students produce and perform “The Vagina Monologues”

The classic feminist show is a beloved TU tradition, and this year was no exception. Students and faculty directed and acted in a production of “The Vagina Monologues” on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15–16 in Tyrrell Hall. Director Jessica LaPlant greeted the audience by telling them to put their phones on silent or vibrate — […]