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Preston H. Haskell
III ’60 has made a leadership gift in the Venture Forward campaign
toward the creation of the new Princeton University Art Museum, to be
recognized with the naming of a new education
center. He is also making a gift of art that is one
of the most significant gifts in the museum’s history: eight
abstract paintings by world-renowned
artists—including Mark Rothko, Helen Frankenthaler, Joan Mitchell,
Willem de Kooning, and more—from his private collections.
Read more about the gift here.
Art on Hulfish
Fosso: Affirmative Acts
Open through January 29
artist Samuel Fosso is one of the most compelling photographers
working in self-portraiture today. Samuel Fosso: Affirmative Acts,
now on view at Art on Hulfish, is the first museum survey of his work
in the United States.
Colony / Dor Guez
Open through February 12
Colony / Dor Guezfeatures photographs, installations, and a
three-channel video which the artist has mined from archival
photographs of Jerusalem that circulated in diplomatic albums or as
souvenirs of the Holy Lands. His work reveals the role photography
played in telling the history and amplifying the symbolism of this
With two downtown
galleries featuring changing exhibitions and a robust schedule of
educational programs always offered free of charge, the Museum is
committed to making great art accessible to all. This is possible
only through the generosity of people like you. As you consider your
year-end philanthropic priorities, we invite you to support the work
of the Museum with a tax-deductible gift.
Preston Haskell ’60
and James Steward, director of the Princeton University Art Museum,
at the 2014 opening of Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in
Abstract Painting. The exhibition included several
paintings from Haskell’s private collection that he has generously
given to the Art Museum, including the Mark Rothko painting seen
in the foreground here.
made possible through the generous support of the Virginia and Bagley
Wright, Class of 1946, Program Fund for Modern and Contemporary Art;
the Kathleen C. Sherrerd Program Fund for American Art; Joshua R.
Slocum, Class of 1998, and Sara Slocum; Rachelle Belfer Malkin,
Class of 1986, and Anthony E. Malkin; Barbara and Gerald
Essig; Gene Locks, Class of 1959, and Sueyun Locks; and
Ivy Beth Lewis.
on Hulfish is made possible by the
leadership support of Annette Merle-Smith and Princeton University.
Generous support is also provided by William S. Fisher, Class of
1979, and Sakurako Fisher; J. Bryan King, Class of 1993; the New
Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National
Endowment for the Arts; John Diekman, Class of 1965, and Susan
Diekman; Christopher E. Olofson, Class of 1992; Barbara and Gerald
Essig; Rachelle Belfer Malkin, Class of 1986, and Anthony E. Malkin;
the Curtis W. McGraw Foundation; Jim and Valerie McKinney; Tom
Tuttle, Class of 1988, and Mila Tuttle; Nancy A. Nasher, Class of
1976, and David J. Haemisegger, Class of 1976; Gene Locks, Class of
1959, and Sueyun Locks; H. Vincent Poor, Graduate School Class of 1977;
and Palmer Square Management. Additional supporters for this
exhibition include The Walther Family Foundation; the Humanities
Council; the Lewis Center for the Arts; the Africa World Initiative;
the Program in African Studies; the Department of African American
Studies; and the Center for Collaborative History.
Fosso: Affirmative Acts is organized by the
Princeton University Art Museum in collaboration with The Walther
THURSDAYS! The Museum’s Late Thursdays
programming is made possible in part by Heather and Paul G. Haaga
Jr., Class of 1970. Additional support for these programs has been
provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner
agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton, NJ 08544