Red Grooms & Pop Art
Rescheduled from September 12, 2013.
This talk by Sarah Powers, Assistant Curator for Special Projects at the Hood Museum of Art, will examine the art and artists referenced in Red Grooms’s work, exploring his immersion in art history and his own background as an artist.
Sarah G. Powers received her BA from Barnard College and MA from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art. She completed her doctorate at the University of Delaware in 2010. Sarah has worked in curatorial departments at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Williams College Museum of Art, Smith College Museum of Art, and the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, and has taught art history at the University of Delaware and Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. She is the Assistant Curator for Special Projects at the Hood Museum of Art. In the spring of 2012 she curated Men of Fire: Jose Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock at the Hood, organized in collaboration with the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center. Most recently she coordinated a conference at the Hood this past April on the subject of Teaching Museums in the 21st Century and organized an exhibition entitled Cubism and Its Legacy which opened at the Hood in August.