Event Detail

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Annual GMOA/Willson Center Lecture

5:30 – 6:30 pm
Location: M. Smith Griffith Auditorium
Lectures and Gallery Talks

Peter Murray, executive director, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, will present "Museums Without Walls: Art in the Landscape,"  an examination of sculpture in the landscape, including "Spiral Jetty" and Roden Crater in the United States, and Japanese, European and North American sculpture parks. Murray will also discuss English landscape designer Capability Brown and his influence on the revolution of English parklands, in particular Bretton Hall, an 18th-century estate transformed into the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, a major international center of contemporary sculpture. Reception to follow. Cosponsored by the Georgia Museum of Art and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.