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Modern & Contemporary Art

Sean Scully: The Art of the Stripe

Hood Quarterly, winter 2008
Brian Kennedy, Director

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

Ruscha and Pop: Icons of the 1960s

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008
Kristin Monahan Garcia, Curatorial Assistant for Academic and Student Programming

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008
Barbara Thompson, Curator of African, Oceanic, and Native American Collections

Allan Houser's Peaceful Serenity is Installed on Campus

Hood Quarterly, winter 2008

On October 7, 2007, President James Wright, the Native American Studies Program at Dartmouth College, and the Hood Museum of Art joined guests for the unveiling of an Allan Houser (1914–1994) sculpture, Peaceful Serenity (1992), in front of the Sherman House. This bronze-plated sculpture was recently acquired by the Hood Museum of Art through the generosity of Mary Alice Kean Raynolds and David R. W. Raynolds ’49.

Recent Acquisitions: Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie, Photographic Memoirs of an Aboriginal Savant, 1994

Recent Acquisitions: Thirty-Three Prints by Grace Albee

Wenda Gu: the green house

Hood Quarterly, summer 2007
Juliette Bianco, Assistant Director

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