Collection Spotlight, Northwestern Learning

Collection Spotlight: Hendrik Goudt, The Mocking of Ceres, 1610

Artist: Hendrik Goudt (Dutch, ca. 1585 – 1648) after Adam Elsheimer (German, 1578 – 1610)Title: The Mocking of Ceres (also called Ceres Seeking Her Daughter)Date: 1610Medium: Engraving on paperCredit Line: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, 2009.16 Hendrik Goudt’s The Mocking of Ceres (also called) from 1610 takes place in a dark and dense forest with tree […]

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Collection Spotlight

Collection Spotlight: Alberto Casado, Dicen que en la Talia (What They Say in the Talia)

Artist: Alberto Casado (Cuban, born 1970)Title: Dicen que en la Talia (What They Say in the Talia)Date: 1997Medium: Etching and aquatint and collageCredit Line: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University,Gift of Curated Prints, Ltd., 1999.28.58 Standing on and around a teary-eyed portrait of Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara (Argentine, 1928–1967), a motley […]

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Collection News, Northwestern Learning, Student Associates

Block Museum Student Associates select work by Derrick Woods-Morrow as 2023 Student Acquisition

The Block Museum of Art and the 2022-23 cohort of Block Museum Student Associates (BMSA) are pleased to announce the selection of four works by artist Derrick Woods-Morrow as the annual student-led museum acquisition. The works, recommended by the Student Associates after a ten-week research and decision process include: Her Name was Saartjie | Not […]

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Partnerships, Programs & Events

The Opportunity of Uncertainty: The Block and McCormick Engineering share partnership best practices

The partnership that yielded The Block Museum and the McCormick School of Engineering’s collaborative Artist-at-Large Program, which brought Dario Robleto to Northwestern from 2018-2023, began seven years ago when McCormick wanted to expose its students to more art. Kyle Delaney, the school’s executive director of strategic initiatives and marketing, and his team invited The Block […]

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