The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Monthly archive March, 2011
Sesquicentennial Snapshots: An Institution

Sesquicentennial Snapshots: An Institution

Along with Vassar College, the Art Center is celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of our founding. In this weekly feature, we will look back on the rich 150-year history of the collection. Today’s post comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:50AM I begin to hear...
Sesquicentennial Snapshots: Becoming a Force

Sesquicentennial Snapshots: Becoming a Force

Along with Vassar College, the Art Center is celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of our founding. In this weekly feature, we will look back on the rich 150-year history of the collection. Today’s post comes from Taylor Shoolery, Vassar College class of 2012 and Art Center student docent. Many students at Vassar College hope that there will...
Connections: 76 Years Later: Eisenstaedt’s Visions of Vassar from 1937

Connections: 76 Years Later: Eisenstaedt’s Visions of Vassar from 1937

On the second floor landing of the Art Center, earlier photographs of the Vassar campus complement our current exhibition, 150 Years Later: New Photography by Tina Barney, Tim Davis, and Katherine Newbegin (on view through Sunday, March 27). In today’s post, Anna Rogulina, Vassar College class of 2011 and Art Center student docent, discusses the...
Sesquicentennial Snapshots: Henry Van Ingen, Artist and Educator

Sesquicentennial Snapshots: Henry Van Ingen, Artist and Educator

Along with Vassar College, the Art Center is celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of our founding. In this weekly feature, we will look back on the rich 150-year history of the collection. Today’s post comes from Joseph Brichacek, Vassar College class of 2012 and Art Center student docent. One anonymous student’s account of Professor Henry Van Ingen...
Connections: Titles

Connections: Titles

On February 15, 2011, photographer Tina Barney spoke on campus about her career and her experience photographing Vassar for the exhibition, 150 Years Later: New Photography by Tina Barney, Tim Davis, and Katherine Newbegin. Here is an excerpt from the question and answer portion of the evening. An excerpt of Barney’s lecture will be in...
Connections: Looking Out

Connections: Looking Out

On February 15, 2011, photographer Tina Barney spoke on campus about her career and her experience photographing Vassar for the exhibition, 150 Years Later: New Photography by Tina Barney, Tim Davis, and Katherine Newbegin. Here is an excerpt from the question and answer portion of the evening. An excerpt of Barney’s lecture will be in...
Last Night at Late Night: Spring Break

Last Night at Late Night: Spring Break

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read our favorite responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: It’s almost Spring Break. Which work of art would you take with you? “[The Olitski] because it’s really big and represents the...
Sesquicentennial Snapshots: Down the Hudson… to Vassar College!

Sesquicentennial Snapshots: Down the Hudson… to Vassar College!

Along with Vassar College, the Art Center is celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of our founding. In this weekly feature, we will look back on the rich 150-year history of the collection. Today’s post comes from Lauren Goldberg, Vassar College class of 2011 and Art Center student docent. With the Sesquicentennial celebrations in full swing, students and faculty...
Happenings: Unsupported Transit

Happenings: Unsupported Transit

Today’s post comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. A horsecart, laden with bulging cardboard boxes and burlap sacks, stands still in Midtown Manhattan. Cars can be seeing blurring past either side of this quaint apparition. Mia Mask, Associate Professor of Film and Chair of Film, considers everything about this 1940...