Summer 2013 Lectures Series
O'Keeffe: Abstraction and Nature
Sunday, June 30
Bruce Robertson, Professor of Art History specializing in American art
1700 – 1945 and director of the Art, Design and Architecture Museum at
the University of California, Santa Barbara, is the co-author of Georgia
O'Keeffe and Abstraction (Whitney Museum and Yale University Press,
2009) and the essay "The force that through the green fuse... Georgia
O'Keeffe and Nature" in the catalogue Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe
and Lake George (Thames and Hudson, 2013)
When is a Lily not just a Lily?
Sunday, July 21
Owens, curator, critic, and liaison officer in the office of the
provost at McGill University is the author of the essay "The Spirit
Loosed from its Shackles: Georgia O'Keeffe and Women's Art" in the
exhibition catalogue Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George.
O'Keeffe and Stieglitz: Lovers, 'Frenemies,' and Enduring Partners
Sunday, August 25
Mintz Messinger, former curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and
author of Georgia O'Keeffe (Thames & Hudson, 2001) and Stieglitz and
His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011)
discusses the enduring, and sometimes tumultuous relationship between
these two art world giants over the course of 30 years.
Reflections on Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George
Sunday, September 14
Erin B. Coe, chief curator at The Hyde Collection, will speak about curating the exhibition on its closing day. Reservations required.
All lectures are free with admission and take place in Froelich Auditorium. For more information and reservations contact June Leary, curator of education, at 518-792-1761, ext. 327 or email@example.com