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DE-FACING THE PORTRAIT WHEN: Wednesday, May 2; Four Roundtable Discussions 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, Hamilton & George Streets, New Brunswick ADMISSION: free; reservations suggested
Gennady Goushin, Renaissance Portrait from the series Alternative Museum (detail), 1989-90. Photo collage. Norton & Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union.
This graduate student colloquium explores the themes American Pictures and Portraits, the Anonymous and Identified, Scale, and The Single and the Collective in portraiture. Sylvia Yount, Chief Curator and Louise B. and J. Harwood Cochrane Curator of American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, is the keynote speaker.
Attendance is free and lunch is provided. Space is limited, however; first come, first served.
This graduate student colloquium, organized by the Zimmerli Art Museum and the Department of Art History, Rutgers University, is generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
ART AFTER HOURS Aspects of Architecture 5 to 9 PM
John Taylor Arms, In Memoriam, Chartres Cathedral, 1939. Etching. Gift of the Estate of Raymond V. Carpenter.
Celebrate Aspects of Architecture: The Prints of John Taylor Arms with a curator-led tour of the exhibition followed by a reception in the lobby. Medieval and early Renaissance choral music complements the inspiring prints of Gothic architecture.
Artist Patricia Brace leads an ongoing hands-on workshop exploring how Arms employed linear perspective and offers instruction in drawing buildings, applying the principles of two-point perspective. For program times and other details, visit their webpage.
The Zimmerli's operations, exhibitions, and programs are funded in part by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; the Estate of Victoria J. Mastrobuono; the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; Johnson & Johnson; and the donors, members, and friends of the Zimmerli Art Museum.