Michael Singer, Ritual Series, 1990, Bronze, iron, copper, granite, stone, and wood. Gift of William and Wendy Fishkind._x1200
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The Life of an Object

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At WCMA, we are constantly learning about our permanent collection. With more than 13,000 objects, there is always something for us to research. Objects accumulate new information over time and since we are charged with caring for works in our collection, we are responsible for tracking the “life of an object.”

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Art of the Month Club: Sara Farrell Okamura

Front of WCMA, featuring Eyes (nine elements), 2001, by Louise Bourgeois_Photo by A.BlakeGardner

It has been 11 years since Louise Bourgeois’s Eyes, were installed as a gateway into the Williams College Museum of Art. Its undulating magic carpet of verdant lawn and burnished bronze bobbing eyeballs with extended phallic pupils has served as a touchstone for discourse, both negative and positive, a playground, a landmark, and a memory.

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Asco Reviews, Awards, and Acquisitions

Asco exhibition catalogue

Don’t miss the recent press coverage of the exhibition Asco: Elite of the Obscure.

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Eye Can See Clearly Now

Lousie Bourgeois, Multi-Eye, 2001_cleaning1

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Lenox High School Seniors Visit WCMA

Troilos Painter (Greek, 400-499 BCE), Red-figured vase, ca. 500-475 BC, terracotta, Museum purchase, Karl E. Weston Memorial Fund. (64.9) _x345

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Q&A with Director Christina Olsen and Ernie Wolfe III, Class of 1972

Theophilus Nii Anum Sowah, (Ghana, b. 1969), Fantasy Coffin (Fantastic Afterlife Vehicle) in the form of a Marlboro Cigarette Pack, 1995, wood, oil, and rayon, Gift of Ernie Wolfe III, Class of 1972. (97.14)_x600

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