Monday, September 10, 2018

NEW @ THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM

Late Thursdays
Nassau Street Sampler
WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 5–8 p.m.
WHERE:
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ

Celebrate the beginning of the fall semester and an exciting new year of programs at the Art Museum, including the special exhibition Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking, at the tenth annual Nassau Street Sampler. Visit our galleries and taste what local restaurants have to offer while enjoying musical performances by some of Princeton’s beloved student groups.

Final Weeks
Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking
WHEN: Through September 23

With the summer winding down, don’t miss your chance to see Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking before it closes. Featuring virtuoso prints of unprecedented scale and complexity by one of the country’s most important living artists, Frank Stella Unbound coincides with the sixtieth anniversary of Stella’s graduation from Princeton as a member of the Class of 1958.

Film Screening
Frank Stella: Imaginary Places
WHEN: Thursday, September 20, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE:
101 McCormick Hall

Join us for a screening of the documentary short Frank Stella: Imaginary Places, which offers an insider’s view into the 35-year collaboration between master printer Ken Tyler and acclaimed abstract artist Frank Stella that was once dubbed "part brinkmanship, engineering, and sometimes theater." A discussion and reception in the Museum will follow.

Save the Date
Cold War Civil Rights: A Conversation about the Circulation of Protest Photos
WHEN: Friday, September 21, 2 p.m.
WHERE:
101 McCormick Hall

In conjunction with the exhibition Picturing Protest, Katherine M. H. Reischl, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Katherine A. Bussard, Peter C. Bunnell Curator of Photography, will discuss examples of photographs that did—and did not—circulate at the height of the 1960s protest movements in the United States, former Czechoslovakia, and former USSR. Moderated by Juliana Dweck, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Engagement. A reception in the Museum will follow. Part of the 1968/2018: Cities on the Edge series. Co-sponsored by the Humanities Council and the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities.

Exhibition Tours
Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking
WHEN: Sunday, September 16, 3 p.m.
WHERE:
Art Museum

Dive deeper into one of the Museum’s temporary exhibitions with a docent-led tour, offered free of charge. Tours meet at the entrance to the Museum. This week, Museum docent Jeanne Johnson will discuss Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking.

    CREDITS
  • Frank Stella, Cantahar, 1998, from the series Imaginary Places III. Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts. Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1974-2001 Collection, given in honor of Frank Stella / © 2017 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
  • Kenneth Tyler and Frank Stella at Tyler Graphics at work on Moby Dick Domes, Mount Kisco, New York, 1988–91. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
  • Charles Moore, for LIFE magazine, Young demonstrator evading policeman, Birmingham, May 7, 1963. Museum purchase, Mary Trumbull Adams Art Fund, 2017-149. © Charles Moore
  • Frank Stella, Juam, State 1, 1997, from the series Imaginary Places II. Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts. Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1974–2001 Collection, given in honor of Frank Stella. © 2018 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York