Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art
Tom Wesselmann: Pop Artist, or Not
October 22, 2008, 7 p.m.
John Wilmerding is emeritus professor of American art at Princeton University and adjunct curator in the Princeton University Art Museum. A noted scholar of American art and cultural studies, he is the author of monographs on Fitz Henry Lane, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Eakins. Most recently, he has written on Richard Estes and Robert Indiana. His monograph on Tom Wesselmann is forthcoming in 2008. He is chairman of the board of trustees of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, a trustee of the Guggenheim Museum, and a commissioner of the National Portrait Gallery. Formerly, he was a visiting curator in the department of American art at the Metropolitan Museum, and has also served as senior curator and deputy director of the National Gallery. Wilmerding holds a presidential appointment to the Committee for the Preservation of the White House.
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Photo courtesy of John Wilmerding