Material Friction: Americana and American Art includes “samplers and blanket chests . . . luminous paintings from the Hudson River School and works of high modernism by Georgia O’Keeffe. . . . It’s Joseph Cornell in conversation with a Colonial cabinet maker and John Frederick Kensett talking with a limner from Connecticut.”
Pictured is Stenciled Drawing of Two Puppies (mid-19th century).
Material Friction: Americana and American Art opens today (Thursday, June 12) at the Williams College Museum of Art (Williamstown, Mass.), and will remain on view through Dec. 14. On July 30 at 5:30 PM, there will be an exhibit tour with curator Kevin Murphy. For more info, please call (413) 597-2429.