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December 4, 2015
Orozco Room in Baker-Berry Library

The Epic of American Civilization is an extensive mural cycle created by Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco between 1932 and 1934. One of Orozco’s finest creations and one of Dartmouth’s most treasured works, it was designated a national historic landmark in 2013.

The mural is composed of...

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May 1, 2015
Allan Houser, Morning Solitude

Dartmouth College Celebrates Sculpture of Allan Houser

Allan Houser (1914–1994), one of the best-known Native American artists of the twentieth century, continues to be an influential figure in the field of Southwestern sculpture in the United States. This May, the Hood Museum of Art installs five sculptures by Houser in the Maffei Arts Plaza, adjacent to the museum and the Black Family Visual Arts Center. These works represent a cross-section of his large three-dimensional work from the years 1986 to 1992. There will also be two...

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November 21, 2014
Fritz Scholder, Dartmouth Portrait #17, 1973, oil on canvas, acrylic background. Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund; P.974.11

Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art Celebrates the College’s Internationally Acclaimed Artist-in-Residence Program with Its First Retrospective Exhibition

Since the early 1930s, the Artist-in-Residence Program at Dartmouth College has brought figures of national and often international prominence to work and teach on campus while sharing their art with the academic and regional communities of New Hampshire and Vermont. The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, is delighted to partner with the college’s Studio Art Department to present the retrospective exhibition...

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June 19, 2014
Enrique Martínez Celaya working on Burning as It Were a Lamp

Hood Museum of Art Features New Martínez Celaya Installation

The Hood Museum of Art is delighted to present Enrique Martínez Celaya to the Dartmouth and local communities with the exhibition of his most recent work, Burning as It Were a Lamp (2013), on view for just five weeks this summer, from July 12 through August 10. Burning as It Were a Lamp is an experiential environment consisting of a few simple elements—two paintings, a bronze boy who cries into the basin in which he stands, and several mirrors....

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June 1, 2014

Hood Quarterly, summer 2014
Juliette Bianco, Deputy Director

This summer, we invite you to encounter an exciting installation in the Hood’s Kim Gallery—usually reserved for the exhibition of ancient art—that sparks a compelling dialogue between past and present. Daniel Heyman’s When Photographers Are Blinded, Eagles’ Wings Are Clipped (2010) monumentalizes complex relationships between the artistic subject as victim, the artist as witness, and the viewer as...

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June 1, 2014
Enrique Martínez Celaya, detail, Burning as It Were a Lamp

Enrique Martínez Celaya: Burning as It Were a Lamp

Hood Quarterly, summer 2014
Juliette Bianco, Deputy Director

We are delighted to introduce Miami-based artist Enrique Martínez Celaya to the Dartmouth and local communities with the exhibition of his most recent work, Burning as It Were a Lamp (2013), on view for just five weeks this summer. Martínez Celaya will be in residence for the month of July as a Montgomery...

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June 1, 2014
Louise Fishman, Green’s Apogee, 2005, oil on canvas. Purchased through gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hazen by exchange; 2013.23.

A panel discussion organized in conjunction with In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth

Hood Quarterly, summer 2014

A memorable aspect of the exhibition In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth has been the related public programming, which has proved to be extremely popular with our visitors. We have had a wonderful series of lunchtime gallery talks by studio art faculty and Hood staff members that have drawn substantial...

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March 1, 2014

Hood Quarterly, spring 2014
Katharine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood Curator of Academic Programming

I could never turn away from my history . . . That’s the part of me that made me what I am now. That strength that I have is my pride in who I am. My heritage.
—Allan Houser

This May, the Hood Museum of Art installs five sculptures by Native American artist Allan Houser (1914–1994) in the Maffei Arts Plaza, adjacent to the museum and the Black...

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March 1, 2014

An Interview with Artist-in-Residence Daniel Heyman, Dartmouth Class of 1985

Hood Quarterly, spring 2014
Juliette Bianco, Deputy Director, and Daniel Heyman, Artist-in-Residence 

In fall 2013, Daniel Heyman, Dartmouth Class of 1985, was artist-in-residence at the College. A print from the Hood Museum of Art’s 2007 purchase of his powerful Amman series from the...

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January 6, 2014

Hood Quarterly, winter 2014

José Clemente Orozco (1883–1949), one of Mexico’s most influential muralists, painted this canvas at the beginning of his second and longest stay in the United States, which extended from 1927 to 1934, the year he completed his monumental mural at Dartmouth College, The Epic of American Civilization. Before arriving in the states, Orozco’s work as a muralist...

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