In the Round: Sculpture in America

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This presentation is designed to create a greater aesthetic understanding and appreciation of sculpture in America. We will delve into sculptural works of art across eras and genres, forms and subject matters, and methods and materials of American sculptors. Presenter: Margaret Hancock Register for Zoom Lecture: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6Pdes5-ASUOv-QUbBp0ZlA This program is a part of the Centuries...

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Cartier: Innovation & Inspiration

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Since the 1890s, the name Cartier has been synonymous with sparkle, glamour, and opulence. But behind the iridescent jewels lies a tale of multiple inventions, famous clients, cutting-edge design, and a love affair with material, color, and fashion. In this lecture, you’ll explore these tales and see examples of the various styles Cartier popularized from...

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Gesture: Abstract Expressionists

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From brushstrokes to drips and palette knives to spray cans, this lecture explores the role of the artist’s mark in several iconic paintings from the Virginia Museum of Fine Art’s 20th- and 21st-century collection. While abstract expressionists such as Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, whose bold, energetic, and seemingly messy applications of paint are...

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