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Summer Exhibition Celebrates the Vermont Landscape

May 3, 2009

On Thurs., May 21 the Middlebury College Museum of Art opens an exhibition of 78 works by Italian-born painter and portraitist Luigi Lucioni, including various articles of memorabilia from his life. The exhibit chronicles the artist’s affinity for the Vermont landscape and illustrates how he employed a mixture of media and subject matter to sustain an accomplished career that spanned sixty years and produced more than one thousand paintings.

Environmental Artist to Speak at Middlebury College

April 2, 2009

Environmental artist Stacy Levy will speak at Middlebury College in the Hillcrest Environmental Center, Rm. 103, at 4:30 p.m. on Tues., Apr. 7. Her lecture is titled “Picturing the Earth: Making Visible the Patterns of Commonplace Nature.”

College Museum Confronts Race and History

November 20, 2008

February 13–April 19

Kara Walker’s Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated), a recent gift to the Museum, provides a focus for understanding contemporary artists’ determination to probe the historical record.

Art Now: Doug and Mike Starn

November 14, 2008

January 6–April 19, 2009

A newly acquired, iconic image of a tree and enlarged photomicrographs of snowflakes are featured in this installation of works by the Starn brothers, identical twins whose singular aesthetic practice demonstrates a passionate interest in history and technological exploration.

College Museum Filled with Chinese Kites

April 11, 2008

Dragons, phoenixes, snakes, bats, and mythical figures fill the sky in this exhibition of hand-crafted kites using traditional materials—bamboo, paper, and silk. The majority of these kites come from Weifang, the birthplace of kite making.

This exhibition will replace the “Beyond Chinggis Khan: Mongolian Buddhist Art from the Rubin Museum of Art” which has been canceled.

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