Bennington Museum

3-D Digital hub grows in Bennington

A sink carved from Vermont maple ripples in the exact topography of a valley in the Green Mountains. Karolina Kawiaka, the artist and architect who designed it, has used new technologies that have led to advances in cancer treatment, jet engines and housing on Mars. Digital design and fabrication has advanced rapidly in this century,…

Artsts explore ghosts of times past

Artists have responded to a century-old “Memory Tower” and created new work for the Bennington Museum’s “Festival Re-Imagined,” a new take on their 20th annual holiday show. All the images here are courtesy of the Bennington Museum, including Lodiza LePore’s “Blue” above.

Holiday memories at Bennington Museum

Memory strengthens, this time of year. The present holiday lies over many past years of lighted candles in Menorahs, or snow falling, or a record of Handel’s Messiah playing as generations of family ornaments come out of boxes to decorate the tree. At the Bennington museum, memory has taken tangible forms. For the 20th anniversary…

Grassroots art at Bennington Museum

In his graduate student days in Kansas in the 1960s, Gregg Blasdel traveled the back roads of the Midwest and the rural South, documenting artists who might otherwise have vanished. Jean Dubuffet, a friend of Jackson Pollack’s and part of the same artistic circle, supported Blasdel in his work, and Blasdel sent him photographs of…