The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Monthly archive August, 2012
Munch in Paris

Munch in Paris

Today’s post comes from Erin Gallagher, class of 2013 and Art Center Student Docent.   Permeated by the dusky blue palette of nighttime Paris and an overriding sense of lonely isolation, the subtle scene of The Seine at St. Cloud evokes a melancholic sentiment from the back wall of the nineteenth century gallery in the Frances Lehman...
Idealized Reality in Ancient Rome

Idealized Reality in Ancient Rome

Today’s post comes from Stephanie Muir, class of 2015. One of many classical works in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center’s collection, the Funerary Relief of Attia Rufilla reveals much about both artistic traditions and societal ideals prevalent within Ancient Rome. The head and neck, sculpted in extremely high relief, reflect the subject’s physical likeness and...