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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

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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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“Crossing Cultures” Unveiled

Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art, curated by Stephen Gilchrist, the Hood’s Curator of Indigenous Australian Art, opens to the public today for a run that extends until March … Continue reading

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“Groundbreaking Aboriginal Art Exhibition Showcases Five Decades of Contemporary Art”

Read the full story at Hood Museum of Art news. A groundbreaking exploration of contemporary art-making practices among Australia’s Indigenous peoples, drawn from one of the world’s largest private collections of Aboriginal art, will open at the Hood Museum of Art … Continue reading

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Honoring Kirk Endicott

Kirk Endicott, Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College, is such a modest man that I had a hard time getting a photograph of him last weekend.  We were at Dartmouth to take part in the celebrations that marked his retirement … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Art in America, Again

The Hood Museum at Dartmouth College, where Brian Kennedy, formerly of the National Gallery of Australia, is now Director, has announced the acquisition of “an important private gift of contemporary Aboriginal art … over three hundred works … representing the … Continue reading

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