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Methods for Modernism
April 1, 2010 - July 11, 2010
Halford Gallery
Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery

Extending the lines of inquiry opened in Learning to Paint, this exhibition looks at American encounters with and participation within European modernism by way of alternative spaces of instruction and exhibition. Focusing on Americans’ relationships to indigenous traditions and criticism, Methods for Modernism explores the new technical and methodological stakes faced by these artists. This exhibition is made possible through the Yale University Art Gallery’s Collection-Sharing Initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Gallery Talk by Patricia Sherwin Garland

Thursday, April 1, 2010 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in Halford Gallery, Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Lecture by Kristina Wilson

Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in Lancaster Lounge, Moulton Union

Lecture by Justin Wolff

Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. in Beam Classroom, VAC

Lecture by Alan Braddock

Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. in Beam Classroom, VAC

For more information on these and other events in theAmerican Art Lecture Series at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, click here.


Edward Hopper, American, 1882-1967, Rocky Pedestal, 1927, watercolor on paper, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Edward Hopper, American, 1882-1967, Untitled (Rocks and Sea), 1916-1919, oil on wood, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Josephine N. Hopper Bequest

Edward Hopper, American, 1882-1967, Untitled (Rocks and Shore), 1916-1919, oil on wood, © Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper, licensed by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Photography by Robert E. Mates
Edward Hopper, American, 1882-1967, The Dories, Ogunquit, 1914, oil on canvas, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Josephine N. Hopper Bequest