The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Daily archive Feb 28, 2012
Kaleidoscope: Many Lenses for Rothko

Kaleidoscope: Many Lenses for Rothko

Today’s post comes from Taylor Shoolery, Art Center docent and Vassar College class of 2012. Last week at the Kaleidoscope presentation, a series of interdisciplinary panels that address a work of art, four Vassar professors came together to discuss Mark Rothko’s painting, No. 1. Peter Charlap of the Art Department, Kate Susman of the Biology Department,...
A One-Man Show for Five People

A One-Man Show for Five People

Today’s post comes from Ani Kodzhabasheva, Class of 2012 and Art Center Student Docent. Ever feel too constrained by societal norms? So did Brian O’Doherty, Irish artist, writer, critic, and medical doctor. But he found a way around the norms. Brian O’Doherty spoke at Vassar on Feburary 21 and shared some of his best secrets. A tall and lean...
Connections: African History

Connections: African History

Today’s post comes from Julie MacDonald, Class of 2012 and Art Center Student Docent. On February 16th, professor Ismail Rashid brought students from his Modern African History (HIST/AFRS 272) class into storage here at the Art Center to view a variety of objects that not only address issues in African history, but also African art and...