The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Artful Dodger
Professor Carruyo on Dorothea Lange

Professor Carruyo on Dorothea Lange

Today’s post comes from Diane Butler, Andrew W. Mellon Coordinator of Academic Programs at the Art Center. When Associate Professor of Sociology Light Carruyo opened her presentation at this week’s Artful Dodger, she confessed, “I know I’m supposed to say that I’m happy to be here, but because I have no background in art, I’m afraid...
Happenings: Unsupported Transit

Happenings: Unsupported Transit

Today’s post comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. A horsecart, laden with bulging cardboard boxes and burlap sacks, stands still in Midtown Manhattan. Cars can be seeing blurring past either side of this quaint apparition. Mia Mask, Associate Professor of Film and Chair of Film, considers everything about this 1940...
Happenings: Thinking through the Centuries

Happenings: Thinking through the Centuries

Today’s post comes from Diane Butler, The Andrew W. Mellon Coordinator of Academic Affairs. When Kate Susman, Professor of Biology on the Jacob P. Giraud, Jr. Chair, looks into the eyes of St. Jerome she sees a troubled man. Head in hand and with furrowed brow, the scholar and saint contemplates….what? The difficulties of translating...
Happenings: Reading Pages in a Picture

Happenings: Reading Pages in a Picture

Today’s post comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. When tragedy strikes- what do you do? How do you make sense of a world when it is in pieces? What do you rely on when the world reveals itself to be unreliable? How do you find meaning? Ami Kumar, Professor of English,...