Rethinking Abstract Expressionism: Energy Made Visible

When:
June 18, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
2015-06-18T18:00:00-04:00
2015-06-18T18:30:00-04:00
Cost:
Free
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Willem De Kooning, Montauk I, 1969, Oil on canvas, 88 x 77 in., The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1973.46

Using works in the permanent collection, Dr. Robert Hobbs, The Rhoda Thalhimer Endowed Chair of American Art, Department of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University, will illuminate a fascinating and revealing story about Abstract Expressionism’s creative process and its connection to the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead.

Arrive early between 5 and 6 pm to view the Contemporary Art galleries and attend a pre-lecture reception.

Free and open to the public.