Pulling objects from the collections of Williams College, “The Field is the World” questions how these contentious histories have existed and how they can change.
In 1934, the University of Minnesota started making its art collection available to students looking to decorate their dorm rooms, a practice that has steadily grown in popularity on campuses across the country.
Before coming across an unusually calligraphic painting of a mountain, Williams College Museum of Art Curator Kevin Murphy considered the turn-of-the-century artist Abbott Handerson Thayer “a one slide guy,” a man known for portraits of placid angels, who in an art history class might get one mention and then be forgotten.
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It’s strange to picture Andy Warhol curled up with a novel, but the eccentric pop artist “lived and breathed” books, according to Warhol by the Book, the first US museum exhibition to explore the literary side of his practice.