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Art Historian to Lecture on Women, Art and Minimalism

Release Date: 11-03-2010

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Renowned art historian Anne M. Wagner will deliver a talk, as part of the Burack President's Distinguished Lecture Series, titled "Women's Time: Martin and Truit in the Moment of Minimalism," on Monday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. in 301 Williams Hall, with a reception to follow immediately after.

Wagner is professor emeritus of modern art at the University of California, Berkeley, and has extensive experience in the field of art and art history, including years of teaching, museum work, publications, and lectures. To date, Wagner has published four books: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux: Sculptor of the Second Empire (1986), Der Tanz: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1989), Three Artists (Three Women):  Modernism and the Art of Hesse, Krasner, and O'Keeffe (1996), and Mother Stone: The Vitality of Modern British Sculpture (2005), and is currently working on two others.

Among her many notable lectures is a keynote address called "The Feminist Future" she gave at a 2007 symposium at MoMa. Wagner has also taught at Princeton University, Vassar College, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, covering a wide breadth of subjects relating to art. She holds a doctorate in fine arts from Harvard University, an master's in the history of art from Brown University, and a bachelor's from Yale University, also in art history.

The talk is hosted by Anthony E. Grudin, assistant professor of art and art history.

Information: (802) 656-2014.