Meadows New York Colloquium 2012

As part of the Meadows School of the Art’s New York Colloquium, undergraduate and graduate students are visiting a range of museums, galleries, artists’ studios and other venues during winter break 2012.

Immersed in art

An update from Emily, a senior majoring in finance, with minors in art and French: I just returned from the New York City Art Colloquium, and it was truly a wonderful and unique experience! This course provided an opportunity to be completely immersed in art without the distraction of other courses. We visited museums ranging from the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim to the Frick Collection and the Brooklyn Museum, along with many galleries all throughout the city. The diverse styles we were exposed to gave me new insights into how I view art.

2012-01-30T22:24:10+00:00 January 30th, 2012|Meadows New York Colloquium 2012|

A new appreciation for art and its messages

An update from Lucy, a first-year President’s Scholar and member of the University Honors Program who plans to major in civil engineering in the Lyle School: As we wrap up our time in New York, I am amazed at all that we have done in just two weeks. We’ve seen all kinds of art, from the medieval collections at The Cloisters to the mysterious Ai Weiwei’s sunflower seed installation. I especially loved MoMA PS1’s September 11 exhibit and the Brooklyn Museum of Art’s exhibit of Kymia Nawabi’s “Not for Long, My Forlorn.” We tasted the best of New York in Little Italy, Chinatown, SoHo, Chelsea, and the Upper West Side (our “home away from home”). We visited neat [...]

2012-01-17T16:56:07+00:00 January 17th, 2012|Meadows New York Colloquium 2012|