BOOK YOUR VISIT        DONATE         CONTACT

MASK ANNOUNCEMENT

Welcome! The History Center is requesting that all visitors continue to wear masks inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture. Our visitors include young audiences and others who are unable to be vaccinated. We appreciate your respect and awareness in following our Health & Safety Protocols to keep all our visitors safe. 

  • Home
  • A Handbook of the Collections - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

A Handbook of the Collections - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

$45.00
Qty:
 
 
7 in stock
    View cart

Description

A Handbook of the Collections - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art pub. 2018 by the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca NY The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art handbook covers the breadth of the museum’s holdings such as its extensive Asian and contemporary art collections. The full-color, 352-page softcover volume offers descriptive essays by curators who know these works well, highlighting new research and the unique stories and histories behind individual objects. The handbook presents featured works in nearly chronological order. Several of the entries note the artworks’ value to teaching and research at Cornell. The work of famous artists represented in the collection—such as Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and Rembrandt van Rijn—share space in the handbook with ancient and contemporary art from around the world. Notable alumni artists include Margaret Bourke-White ’27, Richard Artschwager ’48, Hermine Freed ’61, Alan Saret ’66, Gordon Matta-Clark ’68 and James Siena ’79. The handbook is the third in the museum’s 46-year history, during which the collections have grown to include almost 40,000 works of art. Also new to this edition: an article documenting Andy Goldsworthy’s 1999 residency and environmental art projects at Cornell; and a photograph of the museum’s architect, I.M. Pei, in the lobby before the building’s opening in 1973. Learn more: https://museum.cornell.edu/news/every-picture-has-story-museum%E2%80%99s-new-handbook

Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

Gayogo̱hó:nǫ' Territory

Hours

Exhibit Hall Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm - CLOSED Sun-Tues

Cornell Local History Research Library & Thaler/Howell Archives - By appointment only. Please contact archives@thehistorycenter.net

Contact                                                 

Email: Refer to Contact page for individual emails, General inquiries to community@thehistorycenter.net

Phone: 607-273-8284

Web: thehistorycenter.net

Find us on social media @tompkinshistory



© Copyright 2021 The History Center in Tompkins County

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software