THIS WEEK IN CAAD

Be sure to check out the last CAAD event we have for you this school year! Universal Collection: A Mark Dion Project Thursday, May 26, 5:30p Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Atrium Universal Collection is a site-specific installation comprising a monumental cabinet filled with hundreds of objects. Gathered entirely from the Vassar campus, these objects Read more about THIS WEEK IN CAAD[…]

Creativity Breadcrumb #67 : Wes Anderson’s Artistic Conception of Color

food for creative making, doing, and thinking This is Vassar, so naturally, everyone loves Wes Anderson’s films. Aside from their intriguing plots, quirky characters, and witty dialogue, however, Anderson’s films contain many visual elements that are smart, sophisticated, and stimulating. At first glance, Anderson’s sets are obviously eye-catching and unconventional. The setting in which the Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb #67 : Wes Anderson’s Artistic Conception of Color[…]

Creativity Breadcrumb 66: Aaron Fein and His Flags

For the 2010-2011 school year, Vassar College had the privilege of hosting Aaron Fein ’93 as an artist-in-residence. His presence on campus was co-sponsored by the Art, Political Science, and International Studies departments, and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. That Mellon-funded Vassar Artist-In-Residence program has grown into┬áthe Creative Arts Across Disciplines Initiative as we Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb 66: Aaron Fein and His Flags[…]

Creativity Breadcrumb 65: “Loving Vincent”

food for creative making, doing, and thinking Born in 1853 in the Netherlands, Vincent Van Gogh is perhaps the most well-known expressionist painter in history. Known for his vibrant palettes and broad, loose brushwork, Van Gogh’s explosive, complex, and emotionally-charged paintings are reflections of his own personal life. Tormented by his own self-consciousness as an Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb 65: “Loving Vincent”[…]

Fieldwork: From Colored Crystals to Glowing Glazes – An Interview with Professor Marjolijn Bol

Whatever kind of question you have in terms of your own research, you should never be afraid to ask someone outside your field for an answer. A few weeks ago, Professor Marjolijn Bol came to Vassar College and shared her extensive knowledge of early modern art. On Monday night, she gave a lecture entitled “From Read more about Fieldwork: From Colored Crystals to Glowing Glazes – An Interview with Professor Marjolijn Bol[…]