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Renderings, a group show at the University of Delaware

[Marvin reviews a show of printmaking and collage work that both achieves a breadth of artistic approaches, and captures the artists’ personal takes on the theme of “memory”. — the artblog editors] As a young print enthusiast, it is always my pleasure to stumble across a show dedicated to the medium. Renderings: New Narratives and Reinterpretations, on view in the Mechanical Hall Gallery at the University of Delaware, is a perfect example of an exhibition that highlights works from a recognized collection and brings to light new scholarship in the printmaking field. Repeat, rework, reprint Drawn from the Philadelphia-based Brandywine Workshop, Renderings ... More » »

“Untitled (Portrait of Hermine Käsebier),” ca. 1896, platinum, 7 x 5 in

Gertrude Kasebier and Fatimah Tuggar explore new ways of conceptualizing reality at the University of Delaware Museums

—Maeve’s trip to Newark, DE, unearths two interesting exhibits on the campus of the state’s big university.–the artblog editors—————->A treasure often enjoyed exclusively by University of Delaware staff and students, the UD Museums offer an enriching selection of diverse, well-curated exhibitions that is well worth the trek down to Newark. Of the three museums, the Mechanical Hall and Old College Galleries (including Old College West) focus primarily on the visual arts, while the Mineralogical Museum is dedicated to geological specimens.  This review covers exhibits at two of the three museums. Gertrude Käsebier’s Ground-Breaking Innovations in Photography The Old College Gallery houses some ... More » »