Department of Art: Visiting Artists Series
Date: November 11, 2008 Location: Miller 102
Sue Taylor will speak at 7:00 pm, in room 102, Miller Center for the Humanities. The title of her talk is “Grant Wood, Truth and Lies.”
An art historian, curator, and critic, Sue Taylor received her B.A. in art history from Roosevelt University, and her M.A. and Ph.D., also in art history, from the University of Chicago. Before joining the faculty at Portland State University in Oregon, she served as Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Milwaukee Art Museum, and as Associate Curator at the David and Alfred Smart Museum at the University of Chicago.
Formerly a critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, Taylor is corresponding editor for Art in America and has published articles widely. With fellowships and grants a number of prestigious institutions, she has brought feminist and psychoanalytic insights to the art of Jackson Pollock, Eva Hesse, and numerous other modern artists. She is currently at work on a book on “Grant Wood beyond Regionalism.”