The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Posts tagged "Alexander Calder"
Connections: Kinetic Art

Connections: Kinetic Art

Today’s post comes from Taylor Shoolery, class of 2012 and Art Center student docent. In the current exhibition, A Taste for the Modern, we have on display a piece by artist George Rickey, a sculpture who worked with kinetic art.  This video really captures the “lyrical” quality of his sculptures. George Rickey is certainly an amazing artist,...
Connections: Fathers and Sons

Connections: Fathers and Sons

Today’s post comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. This Sunday we will celebrate Father’s Day. Across the country, men will be rewarded for their paternal efforts with neckties, greetings cards shaped like neckties, and other “masculine” gifts. Walking through the galleries this morning, I was reminded of artists in our collection...
Senior Week: Adventures in Wonderland

Senior Week: Adventures in Wonderland

This week we will be hearing from senior student docents before they graduate on Sunday. Today’s post comes from Michael Reback.  Mikey has been a docent at the Art Center for the past two years. As May marches on, the Vassar campus comes to life — trees bloom, tulips pop up around Main Circle, and...
Off-Campus: Finding Balance

Off-Campus: Finding Balance

In this weekly feature, we will share our ideas for what you can do “off-campus” while the museum is closed. This week’s entry comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. A studio art class came to visit the museum once with the assignment to copy a work of art from the collection....