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Modern & Contemporary Art

Mateo Romero: The Dartmouth Pow-Wow Suite

Fritz Scholder's Dartmouth Portrait #17

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art

Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2011-12
Karen S. Miller, Assistant Curator for Special Projects

Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life 

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2011
Jacquelynn Baas, Exhibition curator, emeritus director of the University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, and chief curator and then founding director of the Hood Museum of Art from 1982 until 1989

Esmé Thompson: The Alchemy of Design

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2011
Katherine Hart, Interim Director and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming, and Essi Rönkkö Assistant Curator for Special Projects

Embracing Elegance, 1885–1920: American Art from the Huber Family Collection

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2011
Barbara J. MacAdam,  Jonathan L. Cohen Curator of American Art

Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond

Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2010-11
25th Anniversary Issue

There is no Tibetan equivalent for the word “art” as it is defined in the West.

The closest approximation is lha dri pa—literally, “to draw a deity.” Traditionally, neither the Tibetan language nor the Tibetan cultural framework has recognized art for art’s sake, and an artist’s efficacy rests in his ability to precisely replicate an established visual language and portray the essence of a particular deity.

Contemporary Native American Ledger Art: Drawing on Tradition

Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2010-11
25th Anniversary Issue
Karen Miller, Assistant Curator for Special Projects

Frank Stella: Irregular Polygons

Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2010-11
25th Anniversary Issue
Brian Kennedy, Director

Recent Acquisitions: Allan Houser, Taza, 1991

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