The First Wave, July 7th, 7 PM, Livestream
The first of a lecture series on the sculptors of the historic Woodstock art colony by American art historian Bruce Weber.
The first lecture explores the lives and careers of the early pioneer sculptors of Woodstock, New York; Abastenia St. Leger Eberle, Grace Mott Johnson, Florence Lucius, Myra Musselman-Carr, and Bruno Zimm.
The series Seeing in Three Dimensions: Sculptors of the Historic Woodstock Art Colony is produced by Dr. Bruce Weber, in cooperation with the Woodstock Art Artists Association and Museum (WAAM) and presents four lectures, livestreamed on Youtube from Green Kill.
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Seeing in Three Dimensions: Sculptors of the Historic Woodstock Art Colony
Lectures Occur on the First Wednesday of the Month – 7 to 8:30 P.M.
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A lecture exploring the lives and careers of the early pioneer sculptors of Woodstock; Abastenia St. Leger Eberle, Grace Mott Johnson, Florence Lucius, Myra Musselman-Carr, and Bruno Zimm.
AUGUST 4TH: THE MODERN WAVE, PART 1, 7-8:30 P.M.
The Modern Wave, parts 1 and 2, and cover the key sculptors who settled or were active in Woodstock from the late teens through the 1930s, who worked in a more modern aesthetic.
Part 1 includes Warren Wheelock, Wilhelm Hunt Diederich and Alfeo Faggi,.
SEPTEMBER 1ST: THE MODERN WAVE, PART 2, 7-8:30 P.M.
The Modern Wave, Part 2 covers the sculptors Paul Fiene, Gaston Lachaise, Alexxander Archipenko, Lu Duble, Isamu Noguchi and Carl Walters.
OCTOBER 6TH: THE DIECT CARVERS, 7-8:30 P.M.
The Direct Carvers focuses on the group of direct carvers who worked in the area from the 1920s onward, and were inspired by the example of John B. Flannagan. This group includes Flannagan, Eugenie Gershoy, Hannah Small, Raoul Hague and Harvey Fite.
Dr. Bruce Weber
Dr. Bruce Weber received his Ph.D. in art history at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. A leading scholar of American art of the past two centuries, Dr. Weber has served as a curator at several museums, including the Museum of the City of New York, and as the director of research and exhibitions at a leading New York gallery. He has published widely and curated numerous exhibitions. For the past few years he has been researching, lecturing, writing and curating on the historic Woodstock art colony.
Last autumn he initiated the blog Learning Woodstock Art Colony (learningwoodstockartcolony.com).
Woodstock Art Artists Association and Museum (WAAM)
Since its founding in 1919, the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum has been committed to exhibiting, collecting and supporting artists and art education and in sustaining the tradition of Woodstock as a “Colony of the Arts.” Located in the center of the village of Woodstock, New York, WAAM functions as a cultural center as well as a repository for the work of American artists associated with the Art Colony. Each year, the WAAM presents a full schedule of group, solo and historic exhibitions of regional artists throughout its five spacious galleries.