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September 1, 2014
Earl Shaw, Charles Day, Jim Simmons

Three Perspectives

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2014

In preparation for presenting Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, the Hood Museum staff and interns conducted focus groups with current Dartmouth students to learn how they wanted to engage with the exhibition’s themes. Student feedback helped to shape our presentation of, and programming for, Witness. The students particularly wanted to learn about what was...

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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
Florian Jenkins, The Life of Malcolm X, June 15–October 15, 1972, acrylic on cotton canvas and linen canvas. Commissioned by the Afro-American Society, Dartmouth College; P.972.231.

Florian Jenkins and The Life of Malcolm X (1972) at Dartmouth College

Hood Quarterly, summer 2014
Crishuana Williams

Crishuana Williams, Class of 2012, sat down with artist Florian Jenkins to discuss 
the mural titled The Life of Malcolm X (1972), forty years after he painted the panels in Cutter-Shabazz Hall at Dartmouth College. Below is a...

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June 1, 2014

Vietnam: The Real War, Photographs from the Associated Press

Hood Quarterly, summer 2014

Last year, the Associated Press in association with Abrams published a book that looks back at the remarkable photographs taken by AP photographers during the Vietnam War. Titled Vietnam: The Real War, this compilation of photographs from the 1950s...

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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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June 1, 2013

Hood Quarterly, summer 2013
Amelia Kahl ’01, Coordinator of Academic Programming

For over ten years, students have been curating exhibitions at the Hood Museum of Art through the program titled A Space for Dialogue: Fresh Perspectives on the Permanent Collection from Dartmouth’s Students. These small, focused installations greet visitors as they enter the museum and immediately demonstrate the Hood’s deep commitment to...

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June 1, 2013

Hood Quarterly, summer 2013
Jessica Womack ’14

During the winter term of 2012, I worked at the Hood Museum of Art as the Class of 1959 Intern. My main project was to assist with the planning for The Expanding Grid, an exhibition that explored the legacy of cubism and grid-based abstraction in contemporary art. I worked directly with Director Michael Taylor to choose pieces and write labels for the show, which was on view from April to August 2012...

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March 1, 2013

Hood Quarterly, spring 2013
Stacey Sell ’85, Associate Curator of Old Master Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The Hood recently received two major gifts from the family of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935, and his wife, Jean K. Weil. Albrecht Dürer’s engraving Saint Jerome in His Study  (1514) and Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn’s etching The Three...

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January 1, 2013

Hood Quarterly, winter 2013
Tricia Y. Paik ’91, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Saint Louis Art Museum

This fall, Dartmouth College unveiled a monumental wall sculpture by leading American artist Ellsworth Kelly. Commissioned by Leon Black ’73 and his wife, Debra Black, Dartmouth Panels, a multicolored, site-specific work, was conceived in conjunction with the new Black Family Visual Arts Center, also dedicated this fall and made possible by a $48...

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September 1, 2012

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2012

Founded in 1990, the Lathrop Fellows has been invaluable to the museum’s efforts to develop our permanent collection and support exhibitions and educational programs. Now part of Hood Membership, the Lathrop Fellows represents a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the arts in the company of others who wish to demonstrate their support for the museum.

What attracted you to become Lathrop Fellows?

We had friends who were traveling to Santa Fe as Lathrop Fellows in 1999. The opportunity to travel with museum staff and benefit...

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