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Written by FDAC Board Member Sharifa T. Lookman ’17 Mid-leap, her voluptuous skirt flies up. The fabric hugs her torso and thighs, while the tail of her skirt billows around her in the movement. She appears mid performance, smiling with blushed cheeks at an invisible audience in the upper left, as she fills a wine […]

By Clare Rogan, Davison Art Center Curator With a swirling striped skirt, elegant leg o’mutton sleeves, and a green hat topped with exuberant feathers, the Parisienne turns to leave the scene. Her red parasol shields her from the summer sun as she catches the eye of the artist, Henri Evenepoel. But she can’t leave yet! […]

Written by Jim Dine Curatorial Intern Rebecca Wilton ’15 Gertrude Stein liked Wesleyan men best—or so she stated in Everybody’s Autobiography, published in 1937, two years after her visit to Wesleyan University in January of 1935. Stein’s lecture tour of 1934–35 was her first trip to America in almost 30 years, and her audience was as fascinated […]

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