Roger Fry, (British, 1866–1934), Winter Landscape (detail), 1912–1914, Oil on canvas mounted on board, 11 x 8 1/2 inches framed, Bequest of Kenneth Curry, Ph.D.'32, 2000.1.10
January 28–September 16, 2012

British & Modern: Art by the Bloomsbury Group and Their Contemporaries

Paintings and drawings by Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, and others working in the United Kingdom in the early twentieth century were shown in this interesting exhibition featuring works from the Cornell's collection.

•Film
A Painter's Paradise--The Restoration of Charleston Farmhouse
Friday, February 10, 2012
7:00 p.m.
Cornell Fine Arts Museum

This film was a documentary about the restoration of Charleston Farmhouse, where Virginia Woolf, Vanessa and Clive Bell, and Duncan Grant lived in the early 20th century. Q&A followed, led by Dr. Christopher Reed, Professor of English and Visual Culture at Pennsylvania State University.

•Public Lecture
Only Collect! Bloomsbury Art in America
February 11, 2012
12:00 p.m.
Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Christopher Reed, Professor of English and Visual Culture at Pennsylvania State University whose primary scholarly focus has been on the Bloomsbury group, presented this informative lecture at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. Dr. Reed is the author of several publications, including A Room of Their Own: The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections (2008).


Vanessa Bell, (English, 1879¿-1961), Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson, 1915, Oil on canvas, 31 x 21 3/4 in., Gift of Kenneth Curry, Ph.D., R'32 1998.14.P

 

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