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Final installment of Syracuse University’s “Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection” lecture series is Feb. 18
Final installment of Syracuse University’s “Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection” lecture series is Feb. 18February 14, 2003Judy Holmesjlholmes@syr.edu
Syracuse University’s final installment of the “Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection” lecture series will be Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Goldstein Student Center on the University’s South Campus. The lecture, “Aspects of Greenberg,” will feature noted art critics and scholars Michael Fried and Karen Wilkin. A reception sponsored by Golden Artist Colors will follow the presentation.
The traveling exhibition “Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection” opened on Jan. 26 in the University’s Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery. Fried and Wilkin will discuss their personal connections to Greenberg, focusing on what his writing has meant to their own practice. They will also discuss Greenberg’s legacy and the art he championed.
“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 the Office of the Dean in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, 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 and Thursday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m., and Wednesday, noon-8 p.m. For more information call (315) 443-3127.