The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Monthly archive October, 2012
Elaine and Willem de Kooning: Seeing a Similar World in Dissimilar Ways

Elaine and Willem de Kooning: Seeing a Similar World in Dissimilar Ways

Today’s post comes from Angela Brown, class of 2016 and Art Center Student Docent. Hanging side by side, Man in a Whirl by Elaine de Kooning and Black and White Rome F by Willem de Kooning seem to be very different characters in the same complex story.  One could say that this “story” is that of...
Pompeii Leaves Poughkeepsie

Pompeii Leaves Poughkeepsie

 Today’s post comes from Stephanie Muir, class of 2015 and Art Center Student Docent. If you were to make your way to the Art Center’s 19th century galleries today, you would notice that a certain something is different.  A definitive work from the Loeb’s permanent collection, An Exedra by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, recently went on loan...