The digital magazine of the Colby Museum
Stretching the expanse of the lobby, Rivane Neuenschwander’s Ze Carioca was installed over the course of several days. This time lapse video condenses the process into a single minute.
“Though nostalgia initially drew me back to Mayflower Hill, it was the new ideas and connections that made my day truly special; as always, the weathervane atop Miller Library is perpetually poised to point students in new directions. “
“How is it possible to be sure of an artist’s intent when examining evidence that is almost two hundred years old?”
“At the core of Margolles’s recent work are questions about the insufficiencies of traditional modes of representation. Must a work of art embody or internalize brutality in order to address it?”
“For Durand, though, painting in nature wasn’t just a mode of practice; it was a way of living and working in communion with the very subject matter he put on canvas.”