The colleges of Skidmore, Vassar, and Williams struggled to explain the provenance of over 60 thangkas from the Jack Shear Collection.
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An Exhibition Critically Explores the History of Missionaries in Hawai’i
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.
8 US Colleges Lending Their Art Collections to Students
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.
An Artist and Amateur Scientist Who Painted Animal Camouflage and Angels
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.
The Best Lists of the Best Art Schools on the Internet
In the market for a fine art degree but unsure how to pick schools? The real question is: which list of the top art schools is right for you?
Inside Andy Warhol’s Book Factory
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.