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September 1, 2003

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2003

During Seán Hemingway’s time at Dartmouth College (Class of 1989), he was a Classical Archaeology major and a Hood Museum of Art senior curatorial intern, researching the Greek and Roman collection. He received his Ph.D. in Classical Art and Archaeology from Bryn Mawr College. His archaeological fieldwork has been in eastern Crete, Athens, and Corinth. Among other awards, he was the recipient of the Fellowship for...

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June 1, 2003

Hood Quarterly, summer 2003

Blue Saxophone (1992), a vibrant and highly characteristic watercolor by Claes Oldenburg (born 1929), is the thirteenth work by the renowned Swedish-born Pop artist to enter the Hood’s permanent collection. Oldenburg is perhaps best known today for the monumental public sculpture in which everyday objects, like the musical instrument depicted here, are subjected to comic distortions of scale and gesture....

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June 1, 2003

Hood Quarterly, summer 2003

Recent gifts by Edward B. Marks ’32 of a painting by Twins Seven Seven (born 1944, Nigeria) and a tapestry by Adebisi Fabunmi (born 1945, Ghana) mark a new expansion of the Hood’s collections into modern and contemporary African art.

Having lived in Nigeria during the 1960s, Mr. Marks became interested in a small group of artists working in the 1960s and 1970s in the Nigerian town of Oshogbo. Known as the Oshogbo School, this group of artists has created works in various...

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