Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art

Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art


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This publication (and the associated exhibition) features the collection of Trevor Fairbrother, an independent curator, and John T. Kirk, a scholar of early American decorative arts, who have donated important works to the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College. Emphasizing the museum’s teaching mission, the plate sections are organized by the following themes: histories, wonders, goods, marks, males, geometries, and surfaces. The book showcases paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculpture alongside early American furniture, including works by Andy Warhol, Marsden Hartley, Glenn Ligon, Carl Andre, Mike Kelley, Robert Wilson, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Richard Artschwager, Tom Wesselmann, Joseph Beuys, Catherine Opie, Elizabeth Peyton, Sol LeWitt, John O’Reilly, John Singer Sargent, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780944722473
Publisher: Hood Museum of Art
Publication date: 08/03/2015
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.70(d)

About the Author

KATHERINE HART is the museum’s senior curator of collections and the Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood Curator of Academic Programming.

Table of Contents

Foreword and Acknowledgments, Juliette Bianco, Interim Director
A Shared Collection: An Introduction, Katherine Hart
An Interview with the Collectors: Michael R. Taylor, Katherine Hart, Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk
Following the Vapor Trail: The Work and Ideas of Andy Warhol as Represented in the Fairbrother-Kirk collection, Michael R. Taylor
Home: A Portrait of John and Trevor, John O'Reilly and James Tellin
Seven Groups: Introduction to the Pictorial Section
Works in the Exhibition

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