The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Posts tagged "Alfred Stieglitz"
Connections: A New Way of Seeing

Connections: A New Way of Seeing

Today’s post comes from Taylor Shoolery, class of 2012 and Art Center student docent. “Where there is light, one can photograph,” said the legendary photographer and owner of Gallery 291, Alfred Stieglitz.  At a time when many people in the art world discounted and ignored photographs, Stieglitz saw something so special, something so fresh and...
Connections: More than a Season

Connections: More than a Season

Today’s post comes from Anna Rogulina, class of 2011 and Art Center student docent. Georgia O’Keeffe’s Spring (ca. 1922) is a vividly painted canvas, bright and airy, almost effortless. When you see it for the first time, the hues of magenta, green, mauve, and blue dynamically organized into organic, interrelated forms are like an ice-cream sundae...
Sesquicentennial Snapshots: Early Work

Sesquicentennial Snapshots: Early Work

Along with Vassar College, the Art Center is celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of our founding. In this weekly feature, we will look back on the rich 150-year history of the collection. Today’s post comes from Michael Reback and Sadie Burzan, members of the class of 2011 and Art Center student docents. When photographer Paul Strand was...