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"Stuart Davis's Idiosyncratic Modernism": Guest Lecture by Barbara Haskell

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Barbara Haskell. Image courtesy of Barbara Haskell

Koret Auditorium

Barbara Haskell presents an overview of Davis's life and the development of his art. Barbara Haskell is one of the co-organizers of Stuart Davis: In Full Swing.

Barbara Haskell is a long-time curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, a well-known scholar on American modern art, and author of over thirty publications.  Among the landmark thematic exhibitions she has curated are The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-1950 (1999) and BLAM! The Explosion of Pop, Minimalism and Performance 1958-1964 (1984). In addition, she has curated retrospectives and authored accompanying scholarly monographs on a range of early-20th-century and post-war American artists, including H.C. Westermann (1978), Marsden Hartley (1980), Milton Avery (1982), Ralston Crawford (1985), Charles Demuth (1987), Red Grooms (1987), Donald Judd (1988), Burgoyne Diller (1990), Agnes Martin (1992), Joseph Stella (1994),  Edward Steichen (2000), Elie Nadelman (2003), Oscar Bluemner (2005-2006), Georgia O'Keeffe (2009), Lyonel Feininger (2011), Robert Indiana (2013), and Stuart Davis (2016). She is currently working on a forthcoming retrospective on Grant Wood, to open at the Whitney in 2018.  In 2005, she was awarded the Lawrence A. Fleischman Award for Scholarly Excellence in the Field of American Art History by the Smithsonian Archives of American Art.

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This program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please arrive early to guarantee your place.


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