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Crossing Cultures at the Toledo Museum of Art

“You’ve captured the imagination of a twelve-year-old boy,” his father said with some pride. Of all the memorable things I heard during the past weekend when Crossing Cultures opened at the Toledo Museum of Art, that is the quotation that … Continue reading

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Crossing Cultures / Toledo Museum of Art Slideshow

Here is a selection of photographs of the installation of Crossing Cultures from the Toledo Museum of Art, shot on the opening day, April 12, 2013.  I wasn’t able to capture every angle and image and artwork included in the … Continue reading

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Black Arm Band Premiers ‘Dirtsong’ in the US

Shellie Morris celebrated her birthday in style this year.  Along with other members of the Black Arm Band, Shellie was in Hanover, New Hampshire, at Dartmouth College, to present the US premier of their third major production, dirtsong.  Immediately after … Continue reading

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“Crossing Cultures”: the catalog in review

A little over two years ago, Kathy Hart, then the acting Director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College (following Brian Kennedy’s departure for the Toledo Museum of Art) asked me for suggestions for authors for the catalog … Continue reading

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Arts at Dartmouth: Stephen Gilchrist and Black Arm Band

Celebrations of Indigenous Australian art and culture are continuing at Dartmouth College throughout the run of the Crossing Cultures exhibition, and today I’m delighted to share with you another video of one of the events.  As part of the Faculty … Continue reading

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American Eyes on Aboriginal Art

Earlier this week the Hood Museum of Art posted a video to YouTube from the opening weekend ceremonies for their exhibition of contemporary Australian Aboriginal art, Crossing Cultures.  It’s a lovely short introduction to the show.  There’s plenty of shots … Continue reading

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The Djang’kawu Come to America

Last weekend we were back at Dartmouth College to hear Howard Morphy deliver the Montgomery Endowment Lecture as part of the fellowship that has him and his wife, Frances, in residence at the College this semester.  He chose as his … Continue reading

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“Art in America” sees “The Next Big Thing”

There’s a lovely review of the Hood Museum’s Crossing Cultures exhibition online now in Art in America, “New Art Push at Dartmouth with Hood’s Aboriginal Show.”  Carol Strickland was on hand for the opening ceremonies two weeks ago and absorbed … Continue reading

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“Crossing Cultures”: The Slideshow

This gallery contains 45 photos.

I’ve finally had a chance to sort through the photographs I took last weekend at the opening of Crossing Cultures and today present you with a walk through the six galleries that the show occupies. I’ve started with a few … Continue reading

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Henry Skerritt Visits “Crossing Cultures”

I’ve been struggling to find a way to write about this past weekend’s opening celebrations for Crossing Cultures at the Hood Museum of Art.  Luckily, Henry Skerritt, one of essayists for the superb catalog that accompanies the exhibition has resolved … Continue reading

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