“I have to take a moment to echo all the wonderful positive comments
about ISConnects... The panel did a great job of explaining and sharing
their experience in public art. On the whole one of the best ISC events,
as it was right on target for artist[s] - like us.” — ISConnects Attendee, 2011
Supported in part by Johnson Art and Education Foundation and
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
ISConnects is an exciting collaborative effort between the International Sculpture Center and other world-renowned organizations. Launched in 2011, ISConnects explores the unique perspectives on sculpture in the contemporary art world. Together, the ISC and its partner organizations offer intimate and accessible programming that addresses cutting-edge, timely trends in sculpture through lively and insightful discourse.
Each ISConnects program features presenters that include emerging and established artists, journalists and authors, academics and arts administrators, ISC Award winners and many other individuals with unique viewpoints on sculpture.
Programming includes special access to traveling exhibitions, conversations with artists, panel discussions and much more. Each event is different from the next! Canít attend an event? You can watch for free, here, on the ISConnects website.
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The Princeton University Art Museum, with support from the International Sculpture Center, will host a lecture: Alexander Calder | Jed Perl on May 1, 2014 at 5:30 pm. In honor of the Alexander Calder sculptures currently on loan to the Museum from the Fisher Family Collection, art critic Jed Perl will discuss Calderís work. A reception in the museum will follow. For more information, visit the Princeton University Art Museum website here.
Jed Perl has been the art critic at The New Republic since 1994. Among his books are Eyewitness: Reports from an Art World in Crisis, Antoineís Alphabet: Watteau and His World, and New Art City: Manhattan at Mid-Century, which was a 2005 New York Times Notable Book and a 2005 Atlantic Monthly Best Book of the Year. He is currently working on the first full-length biography Alexander Calder, to be published by Knopf, for which he has received both a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fellowship from the Leon Levy Center for Biography at CUNY.
Founded in 1882, the Princeton University Art Museum is one of the leading university art museums in the country. From the founding gift of a collection of porcelain and pottery, the collections have grown to more than 82,000 works of art that range from ancient to contemporary and concentrate geographically on the Mediterranean regions, western Europe, China, the United States, and Latin America.
Committed to advancing Princetonís teaching and research missions, the Art Museum serves as a gateway to the University for visitors from around the world. The Museum is intimate in scale yet expansive in scope, offering a respite from the rush of daily life, a revitalizing experience of extraordinary works of art, and an opportunity to delve deeply into the study of art and culture.
Public parking is not available on the Princeton campus. The best place to park is in town, at metered spaces near Palmer Square and along Nassau Street, or at public parking garages located on Chambers, Hulfish, Spring, and Wiggins streets. Click here to view a downtown parking map. Click here to see a map of the Princeton University campus.
Launched in 2011 with support from the Johnson Art and Education Foundation, ISConnects explores unique perspectives on sculpture in the contemporary art world. Programming includes special access to traveling exhibitions, conversations with artists, panels, networking events and tours. Together, the ISC and collaborating organizations offer accessible programming that addresses trends in sculpture. ISConnects is made possible by support from Johnson Art and Education Foundation, New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.