Today’s post comes from Allie Verdesca, Summer Pindyck Intern and Vassar College Class of 2022.
Taking classes remotely and missing the Loeb? Looking to add a little bit of artistic flair to your online presence? Check out some Loeb artworks we’ve selected that work ideally for Zoom backgrounds and fill your meeting with creativity!
Missing Vassar’s iconic main gate? Check out this beautiful painting, Taylor Hall, Vassar College, by Clarence Kerr Chatterton, the professor who started Vassar’s studio art program.
Seeking an escape to the country? Use this etching, Cottage and Hay Barn, by Rembrandt van Rijn, to transport your Zoom meeting into a pastoral setting.
Got an itch to travel? Katsushika Hokusai’s Fuji from ‘Seven Ri Coast’ will transport you and your meeting attendees to Mount Fuji and the Japanese coastline.
Searching for a reason to get dressed up, and seeking a Zoom background with a little more pizazz? Join the scene in artist Yoshinogu’s Ladies of Fashion: Japanese Ladies in Western Dress.
Feeling nostalgic? Put yourself in the shoes of an early Vassar student and use The Apartment of the Art Gallery, Vassar College, by an unknown American painter, as a backdrop for your next historical inquiry.
Feeling trapped, and longing for the great outdoors? Take a virtual trip through New York State with help from Hudson River School painter Charles Herbert Moore’s inspiring landscape, The Catskills in Spring.