Exhibition Walkthrough with Art Historian Anne M. Wagner

  • Thu 17 March 2016
  • 7 pm

Please join us when catalog essayist and art historian Anne M. Wagner leads the gallery’s inaugural walkthrough of the exhibition ‘Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947 – 2016.’ This event is free. About Anne M. Wagner Wagner is a modern and contemporary art historian, critic and teacher whose work focuses on sculpture. She holds the faculty position of Class of 1936 Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley and is now based in London, where in 2013-14 she was Visiting Professor at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Other positions held since her move abroad include Henry Moore Foundation Research Curator at Tate Britain, 2010-11; Visiting Distinguished Professor at the University of York, 2010-13; and Mellon Residential Fellow in Arts Practice and Scholarship at the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for the Arts and Inquiry at the University of Chicago, 2012. Her books include ‘Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux: Sculptor of the Second Empire,’ 1986; ‘Three Artists (Three Women),’ 1996; ‘Mother Stone: The Vitality of Modern British Sculpture,’ 2005; and ‘A House Divided: On Recent American Art,’ 2012. Her articles and essays have appeared in such journals as Art History, Representations, October, the London Review of Books, and Artforum. Sheila Hicks, Banisteriopsis II, 1965 – 1966 / 2010. © Sheila Hicks. Courtesy The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; gift of the artist in honor of Jenelle Porter, 2012.26. Photo: Charles Mayer

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