2013 ARTHUR M. BERGER LECTURE
Myth, Controversy, and Modern Art: Reconsidering the 1913 Armory Show
Presented by Kimberly Orcutt, Ph.D.,
Henry Luce Curator of American Art, New-York Historical Society
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
West Room, Reid Hall
Sponsored by the Manhattanville College Department of Art History
Dr. Kimberly Orcutt is Henry Luce Foundation Curator of American Art at the New-York Historical Society. She has organized exhibitions on a variety of topics including colonial portraits, the sculptor John Rogers, George Bellows, and John Singleton Copley. She was formerly Assistant Curator of American Art at Harvard’s Fogg Art Museum, and she curated the exhibition Painterly Controversy: William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri at the Bruce Museum. She has published and lectured extensively on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American art, and is a past Chair of the Association of Historians of American Art. She is currently co-curating an exhibition celebrating the centenary of the 1913 Armory Show.