The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Monthly archive March, 2013
Seas, Trees, and Sawdust: The Artful Dodger with Peter Stillman

Seas, Trees, and Sawdust: The Artful Dodger with Peter Stillman

Today’s post comes from Deborah Steinberg, class of 2014 and Art Center Student Docent. On February 22, Professor Peter Stillman kicked off our Artful Dodger series this spring with a discussion of two photographs that expanded upon the course he taught last semester around the Sawdust Mountain exhibition at the Art Center. Richard Misrach’s Salton Sea (T.V. Antennae) and Althea...
Post-War Culture of the Defeated

Post-War Culture of the Defeated

At the conclusion of World War I, Germany suffered terrible financial and social backlash from the rest of Europe. Veterans and civilians alike struggled to pick up the pieces and move on from wartime. War profiteers in Berlin lived sumptuously, in high contrast with the wounded veterans and families who outlived their primary breadwinner. Impoverished...