Sargent to Basquiat
Subjects: Art & Art History
On the occasion of the University of Vermont's 225th anniversary, the Fleming Museum of Art presents an exhibition and accompanying catalogue featuring works from the outstanding art collections of the University's alumni. Highlights include painting, sculpture, and works on paper by John Singer Sargent, Childe Hassam, Wassily Kandinsky, Jean Dubuffet, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Henry Moore, Andy Warhol, Howard Hodgkin, Keith Haring, and Jean-Michel Basquiat; and prints and photographs by Pablo Picasso, Frank Stella, Vik Muniz, Cindy Sherman, and Nan Goldin. The catalogue features essays by Anthony E. Grudin, Alexander Nemerov, Andrea P. Rosen, and Charles Russell, as well as short contributions by Claude Cernuschi, Janie Cohen, Lily deJongh Downing, Martha Richardson, and Philip Sprayregen.
Fun and Folk: The Shared Influences of Elie Nadelman, Walt Kuhn, and Samuel Wood Gaylor—Andrea P. Rosen
Tunnels of Love: Edward Hopper's Bridle Path—Alexander Nemerov
Individual Vision in the Visual Culture—Charles Russell
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner—Claude Cernuschi
Wilfredo Lam—Claude Cenruschi
Pablo Picasso—Janie Cohen
Growing Up Contemporary—Philip Sprayregen
“our lives are valuable too” On New York Art in the Eighties—Anthony E. Grudin
John Wilson—Martha Richardson
J Henry Fair—Lily Dejongh Downing
Works in the Exhibition
ALEXANDER NEMEROV: Department Chair & Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities, Stanford University. CHARLES RUSSELL: Professor emeritus of English and American Studies at Rutgers University and author of Groundwaters: A Century of Art by Self-Taught and Outsider Artists (2011). ANTHONY GRUDIN: Professor of Art History, University of Vermont. ANDREA P. ROSEN: Curator, Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont. CLAUDE CERNUSCHI: Professor of Art History and Chairperson of the Fine Arts Department at Boston College. JANIE COHEN: Director, Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont. LILY DEJONGH DOWNING: partner at Downing Yudain LLC fine art consulting. PHILIP SPRAYRAGEN: managing principal, Sprayragen Real Estate Advisors. MARTHA RICHARDSON: owner, Martha Richardson Fine Art, Boston.