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Paragon: Embodying Ideals

The human form becomes a center of inquiry into notions of the ideal in this exhibition. Though typically manifested as physical perfection, the ideal can be embodied by alternative expressive means. In Russell Lee’s photograph of a homesteader, blemishes are …

The Half-life of Love

This exhibition was curated by Margo Cohen Ristorucci MA ’17. Borrowing its title from the final lines of This Is How You Lose Her — Junot Díaz’s collection of short stories chronicling the fallout of infidelity — The Half-Life of Love …

Accession Number

Co-curated by Kerry Bickford MA ’17 and WCMA Director Tina Olsen. Between 1960 and 1962, WCMA acquired 396 works of art, including ancient Egyptian amulets, Chinese Qing dynasty vases, William Morris Hunt’s majestic painting of Niagara Falls, and much, much …

State of Disobedience

Curated by Anna Kate Kelley, MA ’17, State of Disobedience is an exhibition that brings together works in a range of media by Matthew Ronay, Barkley Hendricks, Mary Ellen Mark, Patty Chang, Glenn Ligon, and others. These works speak to …

The Space Between

The Space Between, curated by Nina Wexelblatt MA ’16, disperses installations by seven artists in interstitial spaces on the MASS MoCA campus to explore ways we can actively inhabit the state of “just passing through” the nooks and crannies that typically separate exhibitions.

The Loosening of Time: Maurice and Charles Prendergast

Curated by Max Boersma MA ’16 and Christopher Borschel MA ’16, The Loosening of Time: Maurice and Charles Prendergast examines the modes of temporality active in the Pendergast brothers’ hybrid approaches to early twentieth-century American art.

8/28/2015
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Williams Art Loan for Living Spaces (WALLS)

The Williams Art Loan for Living Spaces (WALLS) collection, developed and curated by Hillary Reder MA ’14 and David Sledge MA ’14, is a unique collection of 90 works of art that Williams students borrow for their dorm rooms.

3/24/2015
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Bibliothecaphilia

Bibliothecaphilia, curated by Allie Foradas MA ’15, explores the medium and ethos of libraries: institutions straddling the public and private spheres, the escapism that they offer, their status as storehouses for books, and the way that these objects circulate.

Love to Love You

Curated by Martha Joseph MA ’13, Love to Love You, on view at MASS MoCA, explores popular fan culture, devotion, and obsession through recent contemporary art.

Cosmologies

Cosmologies, curated by Elizabeth Rooklidge MA’13, considers a few of the many ways art explores the complex themes of the universe’s origins, fate, meaning and physical laws.

12/10/2012
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Making Room: The Space Between Two and Three Dimensions

Making Room: The Space Between Two and Three Dimensions

Making Room: The Space Between Two and Three Dimensions, curated by Caitlin Condell MA ’12 and Alexandra Nemerov MA ’12 under the mentorship of Susan Cross MA ’94, brings together an international group of young artists who combine two and three dimensional media to explore a liminal territory between the real and imaginary.

12/10/2012
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Copycat: Reproducing Works of Art

Copycat: Reproducing Works of Art, curated by Alexis Goodin MA ’98 and James Pilgrim MA ’12, explores the line between innovation and imitation, featuring fifty prints and photographs that are both original works of art and repetitions of drawings, prints, paintings, sculptures, and architecture created by other artists.

12/10/2012
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