art

In sea of mega-museums, Frick’s stands out

By GWENDOLYN FRENZEL – 6 years ago

The only thing better than a visit to the beautiful home of the late Henry Clay Frick is a chance to see the enormous collection of Old Master paintings within…

Palmer Gallery show focuses in on student photography

By SIEU NGUYEN – 6 years ago

One hundred and seventy photographs, in both color and black-and-white, taken with both digital and analog cameras, are 170 “moments” currently on display at the Palmer Gallery in the College…

Alum returns with hope for students pursuing art world

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

Beyond Taylor and the Loeb, outside of New Hackensack and Doubleday, where are art students going after Vassar? After spending four years honing their craft and increasing their love for…

Student work covers Palmer walls in annual exhibition

By YIFAN WANG – 7 years ago

This week, it’s probably impossible for anyone to walk past the retreat without notice the Palmer Gallery now filled by numerous black and white drawings. While these works might not…

Kling blends activism with humor

By EMMA ROSENTHAL – 7 years ago

Conversations surrounding issues of gender and sexuality might not be the easiest to have. Humor, though, often works as a filter through which these topics can be made more accessible.…

Poitras’ new film, artistic if excessive

By CHARLES LYONS-BURT – 7 years ago

Matters of identity and personal narrative are no doubt at the center of Laura Poitras’ documentary “Citizenfour.” The film was conceived at the end of 2012 and completed mid-2014, and…

Gregoline thesis fuses text, image

By EMMA ROSENTHAL – 7 years ago

When many Vassar students hear “graphic novel,” they immediately think Fun Home by Alison Bechdel. Now, there is a new graphic novelist on Vassar’s campus–and she’s a student. Emma Gregoline…

Hartzell’s artistic prowess displayed on walls of Mug

By EMMA ROSENTHAL – 7 years ago

Freshman Jamie Hartzell makes artistic debut early on into her Vassar career. Thanks to Idlewood and the “Siren Songs” concert, Hartzell has been able to exhibit artwork on the walls…

Zine creates new outlet for comedy

By JAKE SOLOMON – 7 years ago

Although it may sometimes seem that established groups dominate Vassar’s art scene, students are always coming up with new ways to innovate and create new artistic spaces. This fall, at…