The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Monthly archive November, 2011
Artful Dodger: Prof. Christenson

Artful Dodger: Prof. Christenson

Today’s post comes from Deborah Steinberg, Class of 2014 and Art Center Intern. “I love art. I appreciate art. But I don’t want to know anything about it. I just want to appreciate it for what it is.” Lynn Christenson, Assistant Professor of Biology, took a very unusual approach to the Artful Dodger talk, beginning her...
Project Gallery: Mariette Pathy Allen '62

Project Gallery: Mariette Pathy Allen ’62

Today’s post comes from Simone Levine, Class of 2013 and Art Center Student Docent. Explorers of the galleries of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center will find a special space at its back wall called the Project Gallery.  This space serves an exhibition area for filled by requests by Vassar faculty to expose students to works...
In Focus: Autumn in North America

In Focus: Autumn in North America

  Today’s post comes from Julie MacDonald, Class of 2012 and Art Center Student Docent. During the autumnal season, our local landscape takes on the added dimension of color to enhance its beauty, and what better time to look at a work of Hudson River School artists on view here at the Art Center. Autumn in North...
Off-Campus: de Kooning at MoMA

Off-Campus: de Kooning at MoMA

Today’s post comes from Julie MacDonald, Class of 2012 and Art Center Student Docent. Currently on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an exhibition of the works of Willem de Kooning. De Kooning: A Retrospective features works that cover the entirety of the artist’s career. Inclusive of early student works as well as...

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