The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
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Connections: "These pictures could only be one place..."

Connections: “These pictures could only be one place…”

For today’s post, student docent Anna Rogulina interviewed Mary-Kay Lombino, the Emily Hargroves Fisher ’57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator and Assistant Director for Strategic Planning. Lombino curated the Art Center’s current exhibition, 150 Years Later: New Photography by Tina Barney, Tim Davis, and Katherine Newbegin. Photographer Tina Barney will lecture about her work tonight...
From the Vault: Have you met Mr. Bones?

From the Vault: Have you met Mr. Bones?

Today’s post comes from Patricia Phagan, the Philip and Lynn Straus Curator of Prints and Drawings. Pardon me a minute for veering away from “curator speak”, but every time I see William Wiley’s Mr. Bones a twangy cowboy tune starts playing in my head…. Yes, it’s “Git Along Little Doggies” by TV and film star Roy...
Behind Closed Doors: Celebrating the Old with the New

Behind Closed Doors: Celebrating the Old with the New

Our post for today comes from Mary-Kay Lombino, The Emily Hargroves Fisher ‘57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator and Assistant Director for Strategic Planning. She shares what she is working on while the museum is closed. One of the best things about being a curator of contemporary art is working with living artists. And one of...
Behind Closed Doors: Hunting and Gathering

Behind Closed Doors: Hunting and Gathering

Our second post for today comes from Mary-Kay Lombino, The Emily Hargroves Fisher ’57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator and Assistant Director for Strategic Planning. She shares what she is working on while the museum is closed. People often ask me how long it takes to organize an exhibition. I find this to be one...