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Archive of Photographer James Nachtwey ’70 Acquired by Hood Museum

by Dartmouth's Office of Communications

The more than 500,000 images document conditions in the world’s most dangerous places.

The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth has acquired the complete archive of award-winning photojournalist and war photographer James Nachtwey ’70, who has spent more than 35 years documenting conditions in some of the world’s most dangerous conflict zones.

Laetitia Soulier: The Fractal Architectures

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2016
John Stomberg, Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director

Dartmouth Acquires Complete Archive of Acclaimed Photojournalist James Nachtwey

Alumni Voices: James Nachtwey, Class of 1970

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2016

Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming Katherine Hart sent James Nachtwey a series of questions upon the completion of the museum’s acquisition of his life’s work. Here are his replies.

Spring 2016 Museum Collecting 101

by Eva Munday '16, Hood Programming Class of 1954 Intern

Inventory: New Works and Conversations around African Art

An Exhibition of Contemporary African Art from the Hood's Permanent Collection

Hood Quarterly, winter 2016
Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, Curator of African Art

Featured Collection: Environmental Art

In keeping with Dartmouth’s longstanding leadership in teaching and research related to climate and the environment, the Hood Museum of Art has developed significant holdings of art that touches on these themes, particularly in the area of contemporary photography, with works by Subhankar Banerjee, Virginia Beahan,

Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2015
Katherine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming

Water Ways: Tension and Flow

Hood Quarterly, spring 2015

Water is ubiquitous in our lives. We use it for drinking, cooking, cleaning, and recreation. It affects where we choose to live and is integral to many people’s work. This exhibition explores water’s impact on human life and humanity’s impact on water.

Student Engagement in About Face: Self-Portraiture in Contemporary Art

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