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Exhibition of Globe-spanning Art Celebrates the Collecting Eye of Curator and Scholar Gillett Griffin<
Exhibition of Globe-spanning Art Celebrates the Collecting Eye of Curator and Scholar Gillett Griffin

Gillett G. Griffin (1928-2016) was not only a respected curator, scholar and collector but also a beloved teacher at Princeton University, where he taught and curated for 52 years. Legacy: Selections from the Gillett G. Griffin Collection celebrates Griffin’s eclectic tastes through a selection of artworks and artifacts from the thousands that he gave to the Museum (at his death, over 2,500 works joined the gifts of art Griffin, who held the title of emeritus curator of Pre-Columbian and Native American Art at the Museum, had made to the Museum in his lifetime).

Ronni Baer, Eminent Museum Curator and Scholar, Named Princeton University Art Museum’s Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator and Lecturer<
Ronni Baer, Eminent Museum Curator and Scholar, Named Princeton University Art Museum’s Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator and Lecturer

James Steward, director of the Princeton University Art Museum, today announced the appointment of Ronni Baer, Ph.D., to be the next Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator and Lecturer.

 
Princeton University Art Museum Reveals Time Capsule of 1970 in Major Print Series by Robert Rauschenberg<
Princeton University Art Museum Reveals Time Capsule of 1970 in Major Print Series by Robert Rauschenberg

In a burst of activity in early 1970, groundbreaking American artist Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) collaged newspaper clippings of the day, photographed the collages and ultimately silkscreened them to create three seminal print series. One of these portfolios of 18 large-scale screenprints, Surface Series from Currents, will be shown in its entirety for the first time since 1970.

 

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