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Installation: Provocations by Rashid Johnson

Showing during October, the timelapse video of the new installation at the VCU Institute of Contemporary Art.  The Provocations series takes its name from the design of the ICA’s True Farr Luck Gallery. Architect Steven Holl referred to the sculptural ceiling, cathedral-like acoustics and ample natural light, as a “provocation for artists to engage.” The first […]

The Art of Mike Mingola

  Runs in the mornings through Oct. 29 Comic industry giant, Mike Mignola is coming to Richmond to join in conversation Oct. 29 with TyRuben Ellingson, chair and professor of the VCUarts Department of Communication Arts. Mignola is best known for his distinctive art style and creation of the pulpy genre-bending Hellboy, a multimedia franchise rooted […]

Halloween Images from the Comic Arts Collection

Showing through Oct. 31. Images of creepy comics from Cabell Library’s  vast Comic Arts Collection are on view in honor of Halloween and the haunting season. See all of them on VCU Libraries Flickr channel. 

From the Archives: Archives Month showcase of VCU Libraries holdings

Showing Oct. 5 and throughout October, which is Archives Month.    Every October, the archival community celebrates American Archives Month to raise public awareness about the importance of preserving and sharing cultural and historical documents from families, communities, states, and the country at large. Archivists reach out to their communities during this month to make […]