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Topic: Dear Blueno

‘Untitled (Lamp/Bear)’ to be removed from Brown’s campus ‘over the coming weeks’

Arts & Culture, News, University News

‘Untitled (Lamp/Bear)’ to be removed from Brown’s campus ‘over the coming weeks’

August 17, 2020 3 comments

Urs Fischer’s 2006 sculpture, “Untitled (Lamp/Bear),” one of campus’ most divisive and lurid examples of public art, is preparing to make its exit from Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle “over the coming weeks” after more than four years since its June 2016 arrival.  

Ruzicka ’21: Why I comment on Dear Blueno posts

Op-eds, Opinions

Ruzicka ’21: Why I comment on Dear Blueno posts

October 17, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Recently, there has been much discourse on Dear Blueno, a public Facebook page that publishes anonymous posts submitted by members of the Brown student body, about the role that frequent commenters play in the online forum.

Dear Blueno page attracts mixed reception

News, University News

Dear Blueno page attracts mixed reception

April 18, 2019 Comments are Disabled

When the unmistakable sculpture Untitled (Lamp/Bear), also known as “Blueno,” arrived on campus three years ago, it divided the student body into pro- and anti-Blueno factions.

Steinman ’19: Dear Blueno, from Clare

Columns, Opinions

Steinman ’19: Dear Blueno, from Clare

February 14, 2019 Comments are Disabled

At first glance, it’s easy to see the appeal of a forum like Dear Blueno — an anonymous submission form whereby confessions, advice and assorted musings can be transmitted to over a thousand Facebook followers and, from there, to the wider Brown community.