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Another World

The Baker Museum Lecture Series

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Apr 5, 2:00pm
Signature Event Space 2:00pm
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The Baker Museum Lecture Series
Another World:
The Transcendental Painting Group

Michael Duncan, guest curator, art critic and a corresponding editor for Art in America

Michael Duncan will address the principal issues that motivated the Transcendental Painting Group and position their works within the framework of modern abstract painting and 20th-century American art. Besides giving a brief survey of the group, the lecture will include images of works not able to travel with the show and of archival material that helps fill out a more complete understanding of these artists’ remarkable works.

This presentation is part of the exhibition Another World: The Transcendental Painting Group.

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Michael Duncan

Michael Duncan

Critic and independent curator Michael Duncan is a corresponding editor for Art in America. His writings have focused on individualistic artists of the twentieth century, West Coast modernism, 20th century figuration and contemporary California art. He has curated over 40 museum and gallery exhibitions including surveys of works by Pavel Tchelitchew, Kim MacConnel, Lorser Feitelson, Eugene Berman, Richard Pettibone, Alberto Burri and Wallace Berman. He was co-curator of the exhibitions Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent (whose tour included Artis—Naples) and An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, & Their Circle which was named “Best Thematic Exhibition Outside of New York” by the International Association of Art Critics, 2013.


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