Tour of Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dr. Page Knox led a tour for the V&AAF of the exhibition Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in January 2015.
The Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Cubist art, now a promised gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, was being shown in public for the first time.
It consisted of eighty-one paintings, collages, drawings, and sculpture by the four preeminent Cubist artists: Georges Braque, Juan Gris, Fernand Léger, and Pablo Picasso.
Dr. Knox gave the V&AAF group an interesting and informative perspective on both the collection and Cubism.
Dr Christine Checinska, Senior Curator of African and African Diaspora Fashion at the V&A, and Ernestine White-Mifetu, Sills Foundation Curator of African Art at the…
Marta Weiss, Senior Curator, Photography at the V&A, gave an interesting and illuminating talk on her book Autofocus: The Car in Photography.
V&A Curators Corinna Gardner and Johanna Agerman Ross gave the V&AAF a virtual preview of the newly refurbished 20th and 21st century galleries, Design: 1900-Now.