American Art in a Global Context
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2006
9 to 10:30 a.m., Session I: Crossing the Seas
Moderator: Michael Hatt, Yale Center for British Art
- Kevin Muller, San Francisco Art Institute, "Queen Anne and the 'Four Indian Kings': A Transatlantic Dialogue"
- Jennifer Roberts, Harvard University, "Copley's Cargo"
- Margaretta M. Lovell, University of California, Berkeley, "Trophy Heads: The Public Use of Portrait Painting in the Late Eighteenth Century"
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Session II: Artistic Havens Abroad
Moderator: Renée Ater, University of Maryland
- Barbara Groseclose, Ohio State University, "The Haven-Finding Art: Hawthorne, James, and Story in Italy"
- Katherine Bourguignon, Musée d'Art Américain Giverny, "The 'Giverny Trick'"
- Kirstin L. Ellsworth, Pasadena City College, "AFRI-COBRA: Global Art of Beauty and Blackness"
2:30 to 4 p.m., Session III: Modernism and Anti-Modernism
Moderator: Joann Moser, Smithsonian American Art Museum senior curator
- Takashi Sasaki, Doshisha University, Kyoto, "Winslow Homer: Modernization and the Archetype in the Late Nineteenth Century"
- David Peters Corbett, University of York, "'Food for Starving Souls': John Sloan, the Ashcan School, and Walter Sickert"
- Luciano Cheles, Université de Poitiers, "Piero della Francesca's Impact on American Painting in the 1930s and '40s"
4:30 to 6 p.m., Session IV: North American Crosscurrents
Moderator: Henry Estrada, Smithsonian Latino Center
- Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, Blanton Museum of Art, "America/Americas: Placing U.S. Art in a Hemispheric Context"
- Frances Pohl, Pomona College, "Revisiting the Relationship between Canadian and American Art and Culture"
- Keith Morrison, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, "From Jamaica to New York: The Artist as a Citizen of the World"