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Modern & Contemporary Art

Luis Gispert / Loud Image

Hood Quarterly, summer 2004
Roberto Tejada, Assistant Professor, Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego, and co-curator of the exhibition

An Interview with the Curators of Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Women Photographers in the Hood’s Collection

Hood Quarterly, summer 2004
Kevin Perry ’04, Megan Fontanella ’04, and Jennifer Schreck ’04, Hood Museum of Art interns

This winter, Kevin Perry ’04, public relations intern, interviewed Megan Fontanella ’04, Class of 1954 intern, and Jennifer Schreck ’04, part-time special projects intern, about the exhibition they curated during their senior year. The show features the work of over two dozen photographers, all of them women, from the permanent collection of the Hood.

Recent Acquisitions: Terry Adkins, Still, 2000

Hood Quarterly, winter 2004

Terry Adkins was the Artist-in-Residence at Dartmouth College during the summer of 2003. A memorable exhibition of his work took place in the Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries in Hopkins Center at that time, and Still (2000) was a centerpiece of that project.

Recent Acquisitions: Wangechi Mutu, Double Fuse, 2003

Hood Quarterly, winter 2004

Recent Acquisitions: Malick Sidibé, Vues de Dos, 2002

Hood Quarterly, winter 2004

Recent Acquisitions: Kara Walker, L’il Patch of Woods, 1997

Hood Quarterly, winter 2004

Contemporary artist Kara Walker is known for her highly charged silhouetted visual narratives of masters and slaves in the pre–Civil War South. One of her primary artistic themes is the sexual domination of female black slaves by white masters; through images of these graphic violations, she evokes the enormity of the crime committed against enslaved Africans and their descendents.

Made for the Hood Museum of Art: Alison Saar, Inheritance

Hood Quarterly, winter 2004

A Year of Encountering Contemporary Art at the Hood

Hood Quarterly, winter 2004
Derrick R. Cartwright, Director

Lateral Thinking: A Director’s Viewpoint

An Interview with Hugh Davies, The David C. Copley Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Hood Quarterly, winter 2004
Derrick R. Cartwright, Director, Hood Museum of Art, and Hugh Davies, The David C. Copley Director, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Interview conducted September 17, 2003

Recent Acquisitions: Pierre Daura, Boats by the Ebro, 1929

Hood Quarterly, summer 2003

Pierre Daura (1896–1976) was born in Minorca, Spain, and spent most of his youth in Barcelona, where he studied art with Pablo Picasso’s father. He moved to Paris in 1914, painting and drawing in the European center of Bohemian artist life for the next fifteen years.

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