The Archives of American Art is pleased to announce that we will host an afternoon symposium on December 4, 2015 in honor of the centenary of Robert Motherwell’s birth.
There will be two panels: one of scholars and one of artists. Scholars include Jennifer Cohen, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago, “Painting in Print: Robert Motherwell’s New Painting and A la pintura, 1968–1972;” Gregory Gilbert, Professor of Art History and Director of the Art History Program Knox College, “Pragmatist Poetics in the Early Art of Robert Motherwell;” and Kent Minturn, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History at Institute for Fine Arts, New York University “Meyer Schapiro and Robert Motherwell.” Artists include Carrie Moyer, David Reed, and John Zinsser.
The event will be held from 1:00 until 5:30 p.m. in the Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture. A reception will follow immediately after the proceedings. This event has been generously supported by the Dedalus Foundation, Inc.