Yishai Jusidman’s ‘Prussian Blue’ comes to Fresno State with a free exhibition

Birkenau, 2014 - Acrylic on linen mounted on wood, Yishai Jusidman

As the toxic cocktail perpetrated the mechanized genocide, it also combined, through an accidental chemical reaction, with the iron oxide in bricks and mortar — leaving the gas chamber walls in camps such as Majdanek and Stutthof in Poland with eerie deep blue stains that turned out to be chemically identical to the pigment Prussian blue.

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CCA to explore the boundaries and perceptions of art and identity in new series

Birkenau, 2014 - Acrylic on linen mounted on wood, Yishai Jusidman

As part of the medley of events that will be held beginning in Fall 2019, CCA will be hosting the exhibition “Prussian Blue” by Jewish Mexican artist Yishai Jusidman. Organized by the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City, the exhibition has traveled internationally and is set to show in Buenos Aires in Winter of 2020.

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President’s Commission examines future of the Arts and Humanities

Dora Westerlund talks to the President's Commission on the Future of the Arts and Humanities

Earlier this year, Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro announced the formation of a President’s Commission on the Future of Arts and Humanities, during his State of the University address in January. Since then, commission members have been selected and have been meeting since September.

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If a performing arts center is built, it belongs at Fresno State

Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval

~ By Dean Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, originally published in The Fresno Bee The President’s Commission for the Future of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is tasked with engaging with the larger community, assessing the opportunities for advancing the College of Arts and Humanities and its students, and increasing the awareness of the value of the […]

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President Castro announces arts commission, performing arts center

State of the university

At 16 minutes and 22 seconds in the video above, President Joseph I. Castro discusses future plans for the College of Arts and Humanities. ~ By Tom Uribes, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro updated the community on the University’s 2016 successes during his State of the University address today at the Save Mart […]

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