The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Monthly archive November, 2015
Restoration and Installation

Restoration and Installation

Today’s post comes from Delphine Douglas, class of 2018 and Art Center Multimedia Student Assistant. In 1917 the Art Center received a large canvas by Lambert Sustris, a sixteenth-century Netherlandish artist transplanted to the Veneto. Painted around 1540, it depicts “The Circle of False Education,” an obstacle to human progress described in the Tabula Cebetis, a first-century...
Monsters in Miniature: The Bakemono Sōshi

Monsters in Miniature: The Bakemono Sōshi

    Today’s post comes from Morgan Williams, class of 2017 and Art Center Student Docent. On October 29, 2015, Professor Hiromi Tsuchiya Dollase gave a talk on the Bakemono Sōshi or Monster Scroll in the first lecture of this semester’s Artful Dodger series in the galleries. As the professor who teaches “The Gothic and Supernatural in Japanese...