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Art & Dialogue: Boston Public Program with Elisabeth Sherman at MassArt

Elisabeth Sherman, Assistant Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, visited Boston to moderate a photography panel featuring Boston Artadia Awardees Claire Beckett (2009), Caleb Cole (2009), and Stephen Tourlentes (2007) at MassArt. This public program is part of the Artadia Art & Dialogue series.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Elisabeth Sherman is an Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum. She curated Torbjørn Rødland: Blue Portrait (Nokia N82) (2016), currently on display on the Museum’s billboard at 95 Horatio Street.  Recently, she co-curated the exhibition Flatlands (2016), served on the curatorial team for Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner (2015) and co-curated the installation of Michele Abeles’s Baby Carriage on Bike or Riot Shield as Carriage (2015). In 2012, she curated Trisha Baga: Plymouth Rock 2.  She assisted with the exhibitions Danny Lyon: Message to the Future (2016), the 2012 and 2014 Whitney Biennials and Paul Thek: Diver (2010). She has written for numerous Whitney exhibition catalogues as well as contributed to Artforum and Art in America.

The Bakalar & Paine Galleries at MassArt are the largest free contemporary art space in New England and are a vital cultural and educational resource for the college, Boston, and beyond. As the college’s contemporary art museum, the Galleries feature four exhibitions each year that showcase pioneering emerging to innovative established artists in either solo surveys or thematic group shows. Representing as many disciplines as possible, the Bakalar & Paine Galleries are a teaching museum and laboratory that are inspirational and aspirational for MassArt students and the Boston public. The Galleries’ nimble and thoughtful programming is always free and open to the public. www.massart.edu/galleries

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) is one of the top colleges of its kind in the United States. Founded in 1873, MassArt has a legacy of leadership as the only freestanding public college of art and design in the country and the nation’s first art school to grant a degree. The College offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in art and design, all taught by world-class faculty, along with continuing education and youth programs designed to encourage individual creativity. Whether at home in Boston or on the other side of the globe, the artists and designers of MassArt are dedicated to making a difference in their communities and around the world. www.massart.edu