Episode 85: Today I talk with Andrea Rosen at The Fleming, at the University of Vermont. She tells me all about The Impossible Idealexhibition. She tells us how the beautiful fashions of the Victorian era were a form of misogyny. This exhibition will be up until December 15, 1018
LEFT: Ball Gown, about 1860. Cream moiré silk taffeta with floral damask, trimmed with green silk satin, cream bobbin lace, and embroidered ribbon. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Falls 1960.20.43 RIGHT: Suit-Style Two-Piece Dress, about 1895. Black and red silk with red silk and white lace. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas, Terrill Hall Collection 1987.11.570.
Dress worn by Ellen Miller Johnson, Class of 1878, for her graduation from UVM, 1878. Blue changeable silk with mother-of-pearl buttons and white net.
Gift of L. Douglas Meredith 1960.2
Boots, about 1910
Wichert & Co., New York (active about 1900-1920s)
Leather and wool gabardine
Gift of Mrs. Frederick P. Smith and Mrs. Frank H. Davis 1968.5.16
Joseph Ives Pease (1809-1883)
“Godey’s Paris Fashions Americanized” in Godey’s Lady’s Book, April 1849. Hand-colored engraving.
Museum collection 1975.23.6 LA
Episode 86: Today I talk to Randy Goodman, a photojournalist who’s Iran: Women Only exhibition just finished it’s exhibition at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Her stories about her two visits to Iran had me on the edge of my seat. On Oct. 16, the exhibition opens at Wesleyan College in Macon Georgia.
Episode 80 : Today I talk to author, Lucy Paquette. My research brought me to her site. Her book The Hammock is about French painter, James Tissot. I had never heard of James Tissot, so I was eager to learn more. [I mispronounce his name at first ;)]. Apologies for the feedback sounds during the podcast.
Bad News (also known as The Parting), James Tissot
For further information on The Victorian Web, as discussed in this interview, contact: George P. Landow, Professor of English and the History of Art Emeritus, Brown University Founder, Editor-in-chief, and Webmaster, The Victorian Web, http://www.victorianweb.org at email@example.com and Dr. Jacqueline Banerjee, U.K. Associate Editor Twitter @VictorianWeb
Episode 56: Today I spoke to Mykell Gates, Christopher Lawing of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and Dr. Keith Cradle, Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office about Bechtler’s Jail Arts Initiative program.
Youth offenders showing their art
Mykell Gates & Dr. Keith Cradle
Art Beyond Bars: Works from the museum’s Jail Arts Initiative