Fred Wilson: Wanderer, 2003; painted wood and printed paper; 54 1/2 x 15 1/4 x 22 3/4 in.; University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; purchase made possible by the Acquisitions Committee Fund, General Acquisitions Fund, and Norma H. Schlesinger, Andrew and Paul Spiegel Fund. 2004.7.
Delphine Sims, a PhD candidate in UC Berkeley’s History of Art Department, reflects on local photographer James Oliver Mitchell’s multivalent portrait of Beat-era poet Diane di Prima.
Ramón de Santiago, a PhD candidate in UC Berkeley's Department of History of Art, leads us through scenes depicted in BAMPFA's magnificent fifteenth-century Flemish tapestry, Ecce Homo.
BAMPFA Student Committee Co-chair Saffron Sener looks at Hans Hofmann’s painting And out of the Caves the Night Threw a Handful of Pale Tumbling Pigeons in the Light through the lens of its title, a line from Rainer Maria Rilke’s Sonnets to Orpheus.
BAMPFA Curatorial Assistant Claire Frost discusses one of Eva Hesse’s intriguing Test Pieces in this recorded talk.
Claire Ittner, a doctoral candidate in UC Berkeley's History of Art Department, explores Romare Bearden's collage Berkeley: A City and Its People.