Today’s post comes from Ian Shelley, Vassar class of 2022 and Art Center student docent.
Allison Miller Snare: A toddler saw what I could not see
Modern art often asks us to gaze at a piece with childlike wonder, a kind of naiveté devoid of preconception

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Oscar Wergeland’s Time to Shine

Today’s post comes from Bella Dalton-Fenkl, Vassar College class of 2020
 
Sometimes a work of art in our collection must wait to be put on display in the galleries due to requiring conservation. However, even works that need to stay in storage for this and other reasons can help to illuminate the subject of art, for these works can still be examined with the use of the FLLAC database

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An Inside Look at Outsider Art

Today’s post comes from Kelly Vinett, Vassar College class of 2020
 
The Loeb opened its first major exhibition of the 2019 calendar year on Friday, February 1, with Freehand: Drawings by Inez Nathaniel Walker. Exhibition curator Mary-Kay Lombino commenced the night with a lecture encompassing the artist’s unconventional entrance into the art world, including the Vassar alumna who helped her get there

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Learning to See

Today’s post comes from Magdalena Ramos Mullane, class of 2022 and Art Center Student Docent. Raquel Rabinovich: The Reading Room was on view in the Thompson Memorial Library at Vassar College from October 25 through December 20, 2018, and was funded by the Virginia Herrick Deknatel Fund

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