Seeking Henri Lecture

Seeking Henri: Matisse Through the Eyes of Ellsworth Kelly

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
$20 Members/$25 Non-Members/$15 Students.


Join John R. Stomberg, Ph.D., Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, as he discusses the insights he gleaned when working with Ellsworth Kelly during Kelly’s curation of this exhibition. John was the Florence Finch Abbott Director of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum when Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection originated there in 2014.


Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection is organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in collaboration with The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation.

The exhibition was made possible by the generous support of the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Charitable Trust and The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation. Additional support provided by the JFM Foundation, and Mrs. Donald M. Cox.

Support for this exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art is provided by Sara & Joshua Slocum, Ginny & Martin Gold, Rochelle & Mark Rosenberg, The Jerome Levy Foundation, Judith D. & Roger Widmann, The Fifth Floor Foundation, and Jon & Barbara Landau.

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Front page image credit: Henri Matisse, Paris, May 13th, 1913. From The New York Public Library.