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  • How Museums Influence Artists: Some Curious Examples by Dr. Nicholas Penny
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    How Museums Influence Artists: Some Curious Examples by Dr. Nicholas Penny

    By Brian December 2, 2013

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    Dr. Nicholas Penny, Director of the London National Gallery, delivers the lecture, "How Museums Influence Artists: Some Curious Examples," at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Mead Art Museum and co-sponsored by the Amherst College Department of Art...
  • Stuff: Hoarding, Collecting, and Meaning by Hoarding Expert Randy Frost
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    Stuff: Hoarding, Collecting, and Meaning by Hoarding Expert Randy Frost

    By Brian December 2, 2013

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    Prof. Randy Frost, an internationally known expert on obsessive-compulsive disorder, compulsive hoarding, and the pathology of perfectionism, delivers the lecture "Stuff: Hoarding, Collecting, and Meaning." The lecture considers hoarding and...
  • Collecting Art Now: Reflections from the Inside
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    Collecting Art Now: Reflections from the Inside

    By Brian December 2, 2013

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    Why collect art? How to identify value? What distinguishes an individual's from an institution's approach? Explore these and other questions with celebrated alumni collectors John Wieland '58 (contemporary masterworks), John Hillman '66 (photography...
  • Is Health Care Reform Constitutional?
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    Is Health Care Reform Constitutional?

    By Brian December 2, 2013

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    In a debate presented by the Amherst Political Union, four of the nation's most prominent legal scholars are brought together for the first time to debate the constitutionality of the individual mandate-- the central provision of the Affordable Care...