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January 11, 2022
LEONARD BASKIN | American, 1922 - 2000 | Leonard Baskin at 51, 1973 | Woodcut in black and green on Japanese rice paper | © artist or artist's estate | Gift of Christian Vinyard | 2012.137

THE HUMAN FRAME: Prints by Leonard Baskin

This exhibition demonstrates Leonard Baskin’s use of the body as a vehicle for reflection, highlighting themes of mortality and morality in the natural world. Part of a required practicum course for Art History majors, The Curatorial Project (ARTH 331), was directed by Charles Palermo, Professor of Art History. Students selected, researched, documented, and wrote didactic texts for The Human Frame from the Muscarelle’s growing collection of works by the important mid-20th century American artist Leonard Baskin. The exhibition allowed student curators the rare opportunity to work closely with museum professionals and conduct hands-on research for the collection.  Read more about […]
January 11, 2022

MUSEUM EXPANSION: The Martha Wren Briggs Center for the Visual Arts

Learn more about the upcoming Martha Wren Briggs Center for The Visual Arts, the new home for the Muscarelle Museum of Art, through our new exhibition detailing the project in the Spigel Gallery. The presentation includes images, drawings, floor plans, and a model—all designed to give visitors a detailed glimpse of our future!