Diseases in Children – Grace Guan ’20

On Thursday, November 14, Veronica White, Curator of Academic Programs, and I led a tour of the art museum’s exhibit States of Health: Visualizing Illness and Healing for my class MOL 460: Diseases in Children. The professor of MOL 460, Daniel Notterman, contributed to the exhibition. On view until February 2, 2020, States of Health Read more about Diseases in Children – Grace Guan ’20[…]

Finding Home in Art: The Delhi Art Gallery, New York City – Anoushka Mariwala ’21

It was a blustery day in New York City when I slipped inside the Fuller Building to visit the Delhi Art Gallery. The DAG in Mumbai is one of my favourite spaces in the city, especially because it happens to be one of the only avenues that displays modern and contemporary Indian art. During fall Read more about Finding Home in Art: The Delhi Art Gallery, New York City – Anoushka Mariwala ’21[…]

13 Contemporary Iranian Females Artists at the High Line Nine – Cordelia Lowry ’22

For me, it is rare to hear Persian outside of family dinners, language classes, and the occasional Uber driver or pedestrian. Every time I do, I feel a subtle connection to the culture and country I plan to explore some day. I certainly did not think I would find an entire gallery filled with strangers Read more about 13 Contemporary Iranian Females Artists at the High Line Nine – Cordelia Lowry ’22[…]

Artist Feature: Leonora Carrington and the Necessity of Art – Binita Gupta ’20

“There are things that are not sayable. That’s why we have art.” -Leonora Carrington In just two simple sentences, Leonora Carrington’s statement beautifully captures the essence and the necessity of art. Carrington, a Surrealist artist, first was introduced to the world of Surrealism after reading a copy of Herbert Read’s book Surrealism. Through works such Read more about Artist Feature: Leonora Carrington and the Necessity of Art – Binita Gupta ’20[…]

The Hedgehog and the Fox – Ryan Golant ’20

Just outside Peyton Hall stand three vast, towering walls of rusted steel: Richard Serra’s The Hedgehog and the Fox. The sheets tilt slightly, bending precariously as they snake back and forth–where one slab protrudes outwards, another curves inwards, forming a sinuous alcove between the barriers. Reddened and worn, blemished from age and exposure, the corroded Read more about The Hedgehog and the Fox – Ryan Golant ’20[…]

Depictions of Community in Humacao, Puerto Rico – Gabriela Rivera ’20

The community of Mariana in Humacao, Puerto Rico is a neighborhood of winding roads through the foothills of the rainforest. This summer I spent two weeks carrying out ethnographic research for my senior thesis in Humacao. For my thesis I am interested in the way that the community of Mariana responded to the destruction and Read more about Depictions of Community in Humacao, Puerto Rico – Gabriela Rivera ’20[…]

States of Health – Sydney Goldman ’21

This past Thursday, I was more than happy to brave our first real winter rain; I was headed to attend a talk on one of the new exhibitions at the Princeton University Art Museum. The exhibition, States of Health: Visualizing Illness and Healing, explores the visualization of health and healing in art forms from ancient Read more about States of Health – Sydney Goldman ’21[…]

Humans of the PUAM – States of Health Exhibit

Dionne is an Operations Research and Financial Engineering major at Princeton University. She came to the Princeton University Art Museum this weekend with her boyfriend, Kevin, who graduated last year. With Kevin visiting from New York, Dionne wondered, “What can we do on campus that’s something different?” and the museum immediately came to mind. Dionne Read more about Humans of the PUAM – States of Health Exhibit[…]

SAB Gala 2019: Night Market at the Museum

Join us at Night Market at the Museum! This year’s student gala is inspired by the exhibition The Eternal Feast: Banqueting in Chinese Art from the 10th to the 14th Century. The Student Advisory Board chose this theme because night markets originated in China during the Tang dynasty (618–907), an era that was to have Read more about SAB Gala 2019: Night Market at the Museum[…]

A Journey through Russian History: Tretyakov Gallery – Urvashi Uberoy ’20

This fall break, I traveled to Moscow with my urban studies class. Over the course of the week, we focused on assimilating ourselves into the fabric of the city, observing how people moved on the wide streets, riding the hyper-efficient metro, and even interacting with local university students at dinner one night. We walked through Read more about A Journey through Russian History: Tretyakov Gallery – Urvashi Uberoy ’20[…]