Alfred Barr

and the
of Modernism

Pablo Picasso
Les Demoiselles
The first cubist painting
acquired by Alfred Barr for the Museum of Modern Art
in 1938

Saturday May 4, 2002
7 East 95th Street
New York, NY

9:30 Registration and Refreshments
10:00 Introduction
William J Conklin

10:15 Alfred Barr on Art and Religion
Jane Daggett Dillenberger
11:00 The Art of Acquisition
Ann Temkin
11:45 An ARC Discussion
on Art, Religion & Alfred Barr
12:30 Luncheon
1:30 The Architecture of a Collection
Peter Selz
2:15 Constructivism and Religion:
Barr’s trip to Russia
Michelle Elligott
3:00 A Conversation with the Speakers
4:00 Wine and cheese reception

Biographies of Speakers

Members/Fellows $45
Non-Members  $50; Students $15
Fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and reception.
($5.00 extra at the door.)

For registration information,
 please contact Charles Henderson
Tel: 212-870-2544

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From time to time the Board of Directors elects as Fellows individuals it identifies as having made a distinguished contribution to their respective fields. The list of Fellows elected over a period of nearly four decades thus exemplifies what the Society understands as the necessary and vital connections between art, religion and culture.

ARC Fellows


Winter 2002
A Theology of Beauty

Fall 2001
Lifting the Veil

May 2001

February 2001
Performance and Symposium

November 2000
Illuminations & Transformations:
Cross-Cultural Spiritual Dynamics 
in Music, Text, Dance and Film

May 2000
Alternative Readings: 
Sacred Text Embodied in Visual Art

February 2000
The Meaning of Myth

November 1999
Myth, Ritual and the Mediation of Violence

May, 1999
Writers' Ways with Loving and Dying

February, 1999 
The Divine Image
Implications for a changing image of God.

October, 1998 
Uneasy Constellations of Meaning
Theological Perceptions and Visual Images in Sixteenth Century Europe &
The Religious Art of Andy Warhol

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May, 1998 Meeting
AYNI: The Andean Concept of Reciprocity

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