Lecture by Patterson Sims, given at Florida International University, September, 13, 1991


Patterson Sims

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Patterson Sims discusses various works of contemporary arts and the development and inclusion of political messages within these works.

Introduction by Dahlia Morgan.

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Starting in 1969, Patterson Sims has held five positions in the visual arts; Assistant Director of OK Harris, Curator of the collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Associate Director at the Seattle Art Museum, Deputy Director of the Museum of Modern Art, and Director of Montclair Art Museum. His main focus has been the modern and contemporary field with a specialty in American modernism and contemporary art, along with non-profit arts institution and museum management and administration. Sims has frequently written and lectured on American art. He has written books on Ellsworth Kelly, Philip Pearlstein, Willie Cole and other notable artists. He is, or has been, on the boards of numerous arts and community-related organizations in New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey, and is presently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Independent Curators International.

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Steven and Dorothea Green Critics' Lecture Series



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