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Museum News

Recent Acquisitions: Lawrence Fane, Mill Piece, 1998

Recent Acquisitions: Twenty-One Photographs by Barbara Morgan

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008

In 1994, the Hood Museum of Art presented an exhibition of the photographs of Barbara Morgan (1900–1992) in conjunction with the residency of the Martha Graham Dance Company at Dartmouth. Morgan photographed Graham and her company from the mid-1930s until the mid-1940s and in the process became one of the most esteemed dance photographers of the twentieth century.

Recent Acquisitions: Ben Shahn, Farewell to New York—All That Is Beautiful, 1965

Recent Acquisitions: William Merritt Chase, Olive Trees, Florence, about 1911

Recent Acquisitions: Percy MacKaye Family Photographs

Recent Acquisitions: Joseph Blackburn, Jonathan Simpson, 1758

New Publications: Spring 2008

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008
Nils Nadeau, Publications and Web Manager

This spring, we at the Hood are delighted to announce three major museum publications. Together they comprise the latest of our book-length efforts to satisfy an ongoing strategic imperative: to accompany every Hood collection–related exhibition with a publication.

Letter from the Director: Spring 2008

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008
Brian Kennedy, Director

Portrait of the Earl of Dartmouth Unveiled

Hood Quarterly, winter 2008

The Hood’s celebrated portrait of William Legge, the second Earl of Dartmouth (1731–1801), after whom the college was named, was unveiled during a ceremony with the Hood Museum of Art Board of Overseers in October with special remarks by Dartmouth College President James Wright and Jonathan L. Cohen D’61, T’61, chairman of the board.

Community of Learners: The Art of Sustainability


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