Roundtable discussion about 1960’s abstraction with The Helis Foundation Chief Curator of Visual Arts, Andrea Andersson, and local abstract artists and scholars.
Additional support for this exhibition was made possible in part by the following members of the CAC’s President’s Council: Susan & Ralph Brennan, Paul J. Leaman, Jr., Staci Rosenberg, Phelps Dunbar LLP
Newly appointed Chief Curator of Visual Arts, Andrea Andersson brings her dedication and expertise in interdisciplinary contemporary art to the CAC. She has organized and toured exhibitions across North America to museums that include—among others— the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver), the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, The Power Plant (Toronto, Ontario), and Yale Union (Portland, Oregon). Andersson is a graduate of Stanford and Columbia Universities, and she has taught at NYU and Barnard College. As a leading scholar in the field of the interdisciplinary avant-garde, from pre-war manifestations to contemporary practice, her writing has appeared in scholarly journals and catalogues. Andersson’s book, Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art, is forthcoming from the University of Toronto Press (co-imprinted by the MCA Denver).