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Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler, from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Focus Gallery, October 6 - December 10, 2017

Although widely known for her iconic “soak-stain” canvases, Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011) was an equally inventive printmaker who took risks in a medium not frequently explored by abstract expressionists. Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler highlights the artist’s often-overlooked yet powerfully evocative print production. From splattered pigments she mixed herself to layers of luscious inks, these prints pulse with creative energy.”

Other People's Pictures: July 14 to September 17, 2017 Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Other People’s Pictures photography exhibition offers a look at the disappearing art and charm of the snapshot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BLUEPRINT FOR COUNTER EDUCATION: AN EXHIBITION

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Focus Gallery, September 12 - October 2, 2017

“One of the most extraordinary books ever issued by an American commercial publisher,” Blueprint for Counter Education was designed as a portable, interdisciplinary learning environment for a new, politically-charged, process-based model of education. Originally issued by Doubleday in 1970, the publication offered a fluid cosmology of radical thought and syncretic bibliography conceived in the classrooms of the sociologists Maurice Stein and Larry Miller and given form by the designer Marshall Henrichs. In 2016 Blueprint was reissued in facsimile with an added booklet of reflections and interviews by Harvard’s Jeffrey T. Schnapp (VC’75) and the designer Adam Michaels, published by Michaels’ Inventory Press.

There will be a lecture by Jeffrey T. Schnapp and Adam Michaels on their expanded reprint of Blueprint on September 28 at 5:30 in Taylor 203, followed by a reception in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.

In addition, Talking About Teaching will sponsor a teach-in workshop led by Jeffrey Schnapp and Adam Michaels the following morning beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the same room entitled: “BLUEPRINTING: PROJECTS FOR THE AFFIRMATION Of NEW EDUCATION”

A related exhibit will be on view in the Art Library main reading room entitled: Inventory Press LLD and the Design of Contemporary Arts Publishing" through October 15.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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