From Rodin to Brancusi: One Hundred Years of Sculpture
5,000 Years of Contemporary Art Lecture Series
Saturday, December 4, 2010, 11:15 am
FREE for Gallery Members / $10 for non-members
With Curator of Education Mariann Smith
A Sleeping Muse that looks like an egg, Night in the form of a woman, birds made of bronze and marble, a woman who is also a mountain, a forty-ton composition of stones named after a Japanese folk hero—all this and more in a lecture that explores the endless possibilities of twentieth-century sculpture, and artists including Auguste Rodin, Constantin Brancusi, and Henry Moore.
The 5,000 Years of Contemporary Art Lecture Series continues through March 12, 2011. Throughout the series, Curator of Education Mariann Smith, Associate Curator of Education Nancy Spector, and guest speakers will use the Gallery's Collection and other selected works to tell the story of art from ancient times through today.
Doors for all lectures open at 11 am.