“Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection” lecture series continues at Syracuse University on Feb. 2
“Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection” lecture series continues at Syracuse University on Feb. 2January 29, 2003Judy Holmesjlholmes@syr.edu
Syracuse University’s second installment of the “Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection” lecture series will be Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. in the University’s Shaffer Art Building Shemin Auditorium. The lecture, “Greenberg and the Artist,” will feature prominent Upstate New York artists and is free and open to the public.
The traveling exhibition “Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection” will open on Jan. 26 at the University’s Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery. The opening reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Shaffer Art Building and will feature the first installment in the Clement Greenberg lecture series, “The Harold Letters,” a reading by Greenberg’s widow, actress and writer Janice Van Horne, at 3:30 p.m. in the Shaffer Art Building’s Shemin Auditorium.
The Feb. 2 lecture will feature a panel discussion by noted Upstate New York artists and SU alumni Achimore ’75 and Charles Millard ’57; as well as artists Darryl Hughto, Susan Roth and Michael Sickler, chair of the Department of Studio Arts in SU’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA).
“Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection” is a selected portion of a collection of 155 works owned by the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Ore. Acquired by the museum in 2000, the collection of paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture was shaped by the friendships and passions of Greenberg, hailed as one of the most important art critics of the 20th century.
The exhibition is supported by funding from VPA’s Office of the Dean, the Department of Studio Arts, the Department of Fine Arts in The College of Arts and Sciences, Golden Artist Colors and an anonymous donor.
The Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery is located in SU’s Shaffer Art Building and is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m. For more information, call (315) 443-3127.