The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Daily archive Feb 20, 2012
Artful Dodger: Prof. Brian Mann

Artful Dodger: Prof. Brian Mann

Today’s post comes from Kristina Arike, Class of 2014 and Art Center Student Docent. Brian Mann, Associate Professor of Music, presented this week’s installment of the Artful Dodger series on the subject of several lithographs by French artist Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. These works on paper feature cabaret singer and actress, Yvette Guilbert. One of Professor Mann’s areas...
Insights on Site: Shadow Decoration

Insights on Site: Shadow Decoration

Today’s post comes from Emily MacLeod, Class of 2012 and Art Center Student Docent. Charles Courtney Curran’s Shadow Decoration (1887) is one of the most recognizable works in our collection. This image of an ordinary woman doing her daily work at the laundry line has developed quite a fan-base over time. Visitors often purchase postcards, posters...