The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Posts tagged "Georgia O’Keeffe"
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...
Happenings: Copies

Happenings: Copies

Today’s post comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. When Winslow Homer first travelled to France, he produced an engraving for Harper’s Weekly of students copying the masterpieces of the Louvre. It was understood that the aspiring artist had much to learn from imitating their forbearers. In a nod to this...
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...