Elizabeth Finch is the Lunder Curator of American Art at the Colby College Museum of Art where she organizes exhibitions of American and con- temporary art, with a special interest in works on paper. Her most recent exhibitions include “Terry Winters: Printed Matters” and “Listen to this page: Works by Bern Porter from Colby College Special Collections.” The book Terry Winters Prints: 1999–2014 is her most recent publication, and she is a contributor to Whistler and the World, a forthcoming catalogue dedicated to the Lunder Collection of works by James McNeill Whistler. Prior to the Colby Museum, Beth was a curator at The Drawing Center, New York.

Susan Howe and R. H. Quaytman

The title of this artist’s book by poet Susan Howe and her daughter, the artist R. H. Quaytman, comes from an English variant of the folk tale Rumpelstiltskin. In this telling, a young woman saves her life and gains her freedom by guessing the name of a strange creature who has come to her aid in the impossible task of spinning fives skeins of flax a day for a month. Read More