The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Posts tagged "Late Night Leaves the Lehman Loeb"
Connections: Color in the Lines

Connections: Color in the Lines

Today’s post comes from Annie Massa, Vassar College class of 2013, and Art Center student docent. Be honest. When you approach a black and white print hanging in a gallery (like Albrecht Dürer’s exquisite Adam and Eve from the Art Center collection), don’t you get the tiniest urge to just… break out a pack of Crayolas...
Off-Campus: Games We Play

Off-Campus: Games We Play

In this weekly feature, we will share our ideas for what you can do “off-campus” while the museum is closed. Today’s post comes from Annie Massa, Vassar College class of 2013 and Art Center student docent. Tristan Tzara, a 20th-century avant-garde poet and artist, once said, “No one can escape from Dada.”  At the very least,...
Connections: More Coincidences

Connections: More Coincidences

Today’s post comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. Last week, I mentioned that I seem to be haunted by the Exquisite Corpse. Hold on to your halloween candy, because did you see MoMA’s blog post on Friday? Yes, they made a version of the Exquisite Corpse at the end of their...
Off-Campus: Observational Bias

Off-Campus: Observational Bias

In this weekly feature, we will share our ideas for what you can do “off-campus” while the museum is closed. Today’s post comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. Perhaps this has happened to you: you hear about something and suddenly it seems that it is everywhere. For example, someone mentions Panama...
Happenings: Gilmore Girls

Happenings: Gilmore Girls

Today’s post comes from Annie Massa, Vassar College class of 2013, and Art Center student docent. Yesterday I was late for English class.  I crept in quietly through the backdoor, slipped a binder and pencil out of my bag, and began taking notes as though I’d been there all along. All my efforts to be...
Happenings: Women's Work

Happenings: Women’s Work

Today’s post comes from Anna Rogulina, Vassar College class of 2011 and Art Center student docent. Art amateurs and aficionados alike often go great distances to see a work by a favorite artist, revisit a renowned permanent collection, rub shoulders with a “blockbuster” exhibition, or seek unique cultural and artistic experiences in more remote locations. It...
Off-Campus: Make An Impression

Off-Campus: Make An Impression

Last night at Late Night Leaves the Lehman Loeb, we made impressions of Jenny Holzer’s sculptural installation, For Elizabeth. Did you miss it? It’s alright. You can still make your own rubbing. Here’s how: Supplies: For Elizabeth (or another Jenny Holzer installation, perhaps at Grinnell College, University of Southern California, or the United States Court House and...
Connections: How to Video

Connections: How to Video

The twenty Laurentian green benches that line the path from Vassar’s Main Building to the All Campus Dining Center appear to have always been sitting and waiting for passersby to rest upon or to consider the text by Elizabeth Bishop inscribed on them. The site-specific installation by Jenny Holzer, For Elizabeth, has become part of...
Connections: Forging a New Path

Connections: Forging a New Path

First-year students arrived on campus yesterday. New students could be seen wandering Main Building to find their mailboxes, the bookstore, and the Retreat. These new Vassar community members are getting to know their new home for the next four years. The paths that seem new today will soon enough be well-worn and familiar. Part of the...