Now on view:
To the Divine Shades:
Inscribed Epitaphs from Ancient Rome from the Permanent Collection
January 17–March 8, 2015
To anticipate the opening of Vassar’s new Science Center in Spring 2016, the Art Center is presenting a series of installations that celebrate the rich and complex relationship of art, science, and technology. Each segment of the series, comprised of approximately a dozen works from the permanent collection, focuses on a related theme. The current installation, on view through February 28, concerns botany. The paintings, prints, and photographs displayed range from engravings of tulips by seventeeth-century Dutch artist Crispijn de Passe II, to the watercolor Silver Maple Leaf and Pansy by the nineteenth-century amateur artist "Mrs. Clay of Philadelphia," to Weed Against Sky by the twentieth-century photographer Harry Callahan. In the Landing Gallery.