Whitney’s Sculpture in Context
February 10 / 1-3:30 p.m.
In conjunction with the exhibition Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture, the Norton Museum of Art is presenting a symposium “Whitney’s Sculpture in Context,” during which leading scholars will expand upon the issues raised in the show and its catalogue.
1 PM / Introduction by Ellen Roberts, Harold and Anne Berkeley Smith Curator of American Art
1:30 PM / Women in a New Bronze Age
Carol Clark, William McCall Vickery 1957 Professor Emerita of the History of Art, Amherst College
2 PM / Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and the Great War
Jennifer Wingate, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, St. Francis College
2:30 PM / Break
2:45 PM / Conserving Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s Plaster Sculptures
Nick Tatti, Conservator, Tatti Art Conservation
3:15 PM / Distilling the American Flavor: Gertrude Whitney, Juliana Force, and the Whitney Museum of American Art
Avis Berman, independent writer and art historian
3:45 PM / Panel discussion and Q & A with audience
4:15 PM / Reception
Free admission / RSVP requested