Highlights from The Maslow

The Maslow Gallery for Contemporary Art is a hidden gem among Marywood’s campus. Lucky for me, as an Arts Administration student, I was let in on the secret of the collection early in my college career. Now as a senior and soon to be graduate (what?!) I am utilizing The Maslow Collection in my senior Contemporary Art independent study. With the collection, I am curating my own exhibit for the Senior Show. This exhibit is the culmination of basically my entire arts administration/art history college career in one shot. Granted, I’m so pumped, yet nervous! (Stay tuned for next week’s post; it will be featuring my Senior Show!)

Regardless, through the process of choosing pieces for my exhibit, I have been able to further familiarize myself with The Maslow Collection. I love walking through the storage and gallery and discovering a new artist or piece. It has been enriching surrounding myself with this impressive collection of contemporary art. If you are interested in further research pertaining to The Maslow Gallery, click here to arrive at The Maslow/Marywood University web page.

Here are a few of my current favorites from the collection. What makes you connect with them? Let me know what you think!

Jasper JohnsChuck CloseLeft: Phil III, 1982. Chuck Close

Right: Target with Four Faces, 1979. Jasper Johns

James Rosenquist

  Hope Blinders, 1972. James Rosenquist

All images are credited to The Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art.
Featured image: Streets of Tulepo, 1984. Thorton Willis

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