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Recent Acquisitions

Alumni Voices: New Ellsworth Kelly Commission Enlivens Arts District

Hood Quarterly, winter 2013
Tricia Y. Paik ’91, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Saint Louis Art Museum

Recent Acquisitions: April Gornik, Untitled (Desert Vista), 1980

Recent Acquisitions: Jacques Bellange, The Raising of Lazarus, about 1612–16

Recent Acquisitions: Marguerite Thompson Zorach, Mountain Stream, about 1917

Recent Acquisitions: Faith Ringgold, People’s Flag Show, 1970, and United States of Attica, 1971–72

New Acquisition: Stacy Steers, Night Hunter House, 2011

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2012
Juliette Bianco, Assistant Director

Recent Acquisitions: Angelica Kauffman, Telemachus at the Court of Sparta, about 1773

Hood Quarterly, summer 2012

Angelica Kauffman (1741–1807) was a prolific and successful portrait and history painter who worked primarily in London and Rome in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. She attracted impressive international commissions from prominent patrons throughout eastern and western Europe. A founding member of England’s Royal Academy, she was accepted into the academies in Florence, Bologna, and Rome as well.

A Focus on Student Impact: Museum Collecting 101

Hood Quarterly, summer 2012

Since 2002, the Hood Museum of Art has offered Dartmouth students a non-curricular seminar titled Museum Collecting 101, which gives them the opportunity to learn about the museum’s acquisition policy and also the criteria a curator uses to evaluate works for purchase.The course culminates in the students’ selection of a photograph for the museum’s holdings.

Recent Acquisitions: A New Addition to the Hood’s Fluxus Collection

Recent Acquisitions: Man Ray, Mathematical Object, 1934–36

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