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Museum Of Modern Art Expert To Lecture On Artist Joseph Cornell

March 18, 2003--

WHO: Jodi Hauptman, associate curator, Museum of Modern Art

WHAT: Lecture on Joseph Cornell

WHEN: Thursday, March 27, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: University of Virginia’s Campbell Hall, Room 158

n support of a major gift of four boxes and eight collages by the 20th-century artist Joseph Cornell from the Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the University of Virginia Art Museum will present a special lecture by Jodi Hauptman, associate curator, department of drawing, The Museum of Modern Art.

Hauptman, author of the recent book, “Joseph Cornell: Stargazing in the Cinema,” will lecture on March 27 in Campbell Hall, Room 158. The title of her talk is "Love at Last Sight: Joseph Cornell's Stargazing."

Hauptman received her B.A. from Princeton University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. A specialist in the art of the 20th century, she focuses on the period 1880-1945. She is currently at work on two exhibitions, one on the French painter and graphic artist Odilon Redon and the other on modern drawings. Other exhibitions she has worked on include “Picasso and Braque: Pioneering Cubism,” “Masterpieces of the David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection” and “Mapping.” In addition to museum work, Hauptman has taught at Princeton University, Yale University and the University of Delaware.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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