MANHATTANVILLE STUDENTS VISIT BOSTON MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

The Slave Ship by J.M.W. Turner All photographs taken by ALEXANDRA ESPINAL

The Slave Ship by J.M.W. Turner
All photographs taken by ALEXANDRA ESPINAL

by ALEXANDRA ESPINAL ’16

A group of Manhattanville students, accompanied by Professors Gillian Greenhill Hannum and Deborah Saleeby-Mulligan from the Department of Art History, visited the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston this past Saturday.

The trip was free of charge and included short tours given by the professors. The tours focused on 19th Century European art, African and Oceanic art, 20th Century art, and Contemporary art.

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Painter’s Honeymoon by Lord Frederic Leighton

The museum has various collections year round, including: Contemporary Art, Art of Asia, Oceania, and Africa, Art of Europe, Art of the Americas, Art of the Ancient World, and Jewelry, Musical Instruments, Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. Students were able to explore the museum and enjoy some of its permanent works as well as its special exhibits, including “Think Pink”, an exhibit focusing on the color pink and its ties to the world of art and fashion, and “Boston Loves Impressionism”, an exhibit composed of thirty works selected by museum visitors from the museum’s collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art.