Baylor > QU4RTETS


Baylor University

The Department of Art, the Martin Museum of Art, the School of Music, and the Honors College are delighted to announce an exhibition, a one-day conference, and a concert.

The premiere of

Q U 4 R T E T S

in response to T.S. Eliot, a collaboration in word, image, and music by
Makoto Fujumura, Bruce Herman, and Christopher Theofanidis

The distinguished Japanese-American artist Makoto Fujimura, and Boston-based artist and teacher Bruce Herman, have collaborated to produce a new body of paintings in response to T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets.


The paintings will be exhibited in the Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University the following dates:

    • November 29-December 15, 2012
    • January 2-17, 2013

Martin Museum Hours:

    • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday
    • 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Thursday
    • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday
    • 1-4 p.m. Sunday


  • 2 p.m. - Artist Reception & Gallery Talk (Martin Museum of Art, C7 on the campus map)
  • 4 p.m. - Faith & the Arts: The artists will participate in a panel discussion of faith and the arts.
    (Alexander Reading Room, F4 on the campus map)
  • 7:30 p.m. - Baylor Music Concert: Concert of a newly commissioned piano quintet (also inspired by Eliot's great poem) by the distinguished composer Christopher Theofanidis. (Jones Hall, C7 on the campus map)

Fujimura and Herman bring a wealth of interdisciplinary and cross-cultural experiences to this opportunity to engage in the rich dialogue between faith and the arts.

Learn more about Fujimura, Herman, and Theofanidis.

This exhibition and concert tour has been generously supported by Walter and Darlene Hansen, Stephen and Denise Adams, and Howard and Roberta Ahmanson.

From Baylor University to Duke Divinity School, Yale University, and Carnegie Hall...