AMERICA'S COOL MODERNISM: CURATOR'S VIEW | University of Oxford

AMERICA'S COOL MODERNISM: CURATOR'S VIEW

Speaker
Dr Katherine Bourguignon, Exhibition Curator Terra Foundation for American Art
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
St. Giles
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£7/£6 Members & Concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

What is ‘cool modernism’ and why does the term apply to American art of the 1920s and 1930s? This lecture provides an overview of the artists and themes of the exhibition and an analysis of the peculiar reticence, precision, and detachment found in artworks of this period.