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Conservation at the Cummer

by Bailey Poole

The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens has proven to be a truly worthwhile experience to a student interested in curatorial work, particularly in the realm of art. 413 more words

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JOB: Visiting Assitant Professor, American art and architecture @ Smith College

The Department of Art at Smith College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in American art and architecture, to begin in July 2018. We seek someone with interdisciplinary interests who can teach introductory and intermediate undergraduate courses across the entire chronological spectrum of American art and architecture as well as advanced courses in their area of specialization. 281 more words


Catskill Sunset

He watched the black 4×4 drive into the parking lot just as the sun was setting on the mountains. Obvious out-of-towners. He hated them, but liked their cash. 253 more words

Female Artist

Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950

From jazz and the jitterbug to assembly lines and skylines: the early twentieth century was a time of great social, artistic, and technological change.

Artists responded with a revolutionary language of shapes and colors.

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Belly Button Donuts - Hyeongkyeong Yeo (date unknown)

It’s possible to have one’s navel surgically removed as a body modification. This procedure renders the patient navel-less, and thus, perhaps, without discernible origin. In the age of self, this could be the ultimate act of auto-generation: “…I am my own creation!” 261 more words

Mark Dion at the Whitechapel Gallery

I recently saw American artist Mark Dion’s (b.1961) new show at London’s Whitechapel Gallery. Dion uses natural and manmade ‘specimens’ to create installations which are uncanny simulacra of real environments. 192 more words