The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Daily archive Oct 27, 2011
Artful Dodger: Tyrone Simpson on Aaron Siskind

Artful Dodger: Tyrone Simpson on Aaron Siskind

Today’s post comes from Deborah Steinberg, Class of 2014 and Art Center Intern. Tyrone Simpson, Associate Professor of English, stated in this week’s Artful Dodger that, “Urban image making is dangerous and threatening for me,” because it calcifies what people come to think about urban experience. Both Simpson’s book project, Ghetto Images in Twentieth...
Fall Break: Mayan Art and Architecture

Fall Break: Mayan Art and Architecture

Today’s post comes from Taylor Shoolery, Class of 2012 and Art Center Student Docent. Whereas most years I have returned home to California for fall break, this year I had an opportunity to embark on an adventure to Honduras to visit a friend, Giselle Del Carmen, class of 2011, whose family lives in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.  Giselle...