The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Monthly archive April, 2013
Embracing His Work: Rembrandt’s Goldsmith

Embracing His Work: Rembrandt’s Goldsmith

Today’s post comes from Alec Aldrich, class of 2015 and Art Center volunteer. Rembrandt van Rijn’s The Goldsmith (1655) was the smallest work in the Art Center’s winter exhibition, Recent Acquisitions: Works on Paper, but it was well worth the viewer’s attention. The intaglio print joins the ranks of numerous other intaglio prints by the artist that are at...
Ship Masts and Telephone Poles: Sándor Bernáth’s Gloucester, Mass.

Ship Masts and Telephone Poles: Sándor Bernáth’s Gloucester, Mass.

Today’s post comes from Natasha Mandell, class of 2016 and Art Center Student Docent.   The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center’s Spring 2013 exhibition, Recent Acquisitions: Works on Paper, showcased some of the new additions to the Art Center’s collections. The exhibition covered a wide variety of time periods, movements, and media, including sixteenth- to twenty-first-century prints...
Laylah Ali: Bridging the Gap Between Two- and Three-Dimensional Space

Laylah Ali: Bridging the Gap Between Two- and Three-Dimensional Space

Today’s post comes from Olivia Zisman, class of 2016 and Art Center Student Docent. Laylah Ali’s print, Untitled, in the Recent Acquisitions: Works on Paper exhibition, brings three-dimensional motion to a two-dimensional space. The image itself suggests flatness, showing round creatures suspended in space right up against the picture plane. The creatures—although somewhat simple-looking—are meticulously rendered...