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Museum News

Scholarly Inquiry: Who Uses the Hood Collections?

Hood Quarterly, summer 2003

Letter from the Director: Spring 2003

Hood Quarterly, spring 2003
Derrick R. Cartwright, Director

Hood Symposium in Word & Image

Hood Quarterly, spring 2003

Five papers presented at a symposium held at the Hood Museum of Art in November 2000 form the core of the latest double issue of the journal Word & Image (January–June 2003).The papers explore the topic “Likeness in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Printed and Medallic Portraits in Renaissance and Baroque Europe.”

A Native American Repatriation

Hood Quarterly, spring 2003

The Hood Museum of Art sent Kellen G. Haak, Collections Manager/Registrar and Repatriation Coordinator, to Southeast Alaska last November to deliver a Chilkat tunic from the collection to the Deisheetaan clan of the Kootznoowoo tribe of Tlingit Indians.

Recent Acquisitions: Sebastião Salgado, Brasil (Hand, Serra Pelada), 1986

Hood Quarterly, spring 2003

In 1973, Sebastião Salgado (born 1944) abandoned a promising career as an economist to pursue photography. Like his colleague James Nachtwey, Salgado has dedicated his career to documenting the lives of suffering and survival led by the world’s refugee and migrant populations.

Diary of a Recent Acquisition: Juan Muñoz’s Figure Hanging from One Foot

Hood Quarterly, spring 2003
Derrick R. Cartwright, Director

Derrick Cartwright recalls the complexities of acquiring the Hood's most recent work of art. Juan Muñoz's Figure Hanging from One Foot is currently on display in the main stairway of the Hood Museum of Art; plans to install the work in the museum's Bedford Courtyard are also underway.

Recent Acquisitions: Rupert Garcia, Raíces, 1984

Hood Quarterly, winter 2003

Raíces (1984) is the first work by Rupert Garcia (born 1941) to enter the Hood’s collection. A pioneer in the Chicano arts movement, Garcia has been at the forefront of politically and socially engaged art for the past four decades.


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