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News Release (March 6, 1966)


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News Release (March 6, 1966)
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New College News Release, For Release: Sunday, March 6, 1966
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COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE: SUNDAY, March 6, 1966 A talk about Picasso paintings done within the last dozen years be given on the Netor College campus Friday at 8 p.m., as part of the college's Perspectives lecture series. Dr. Leo Steinberg, art critic, teacher, and \vriter, will be the third of the six lecturers discussing contemporary affairs in the area of the humanities. His lecture, entitled "Picasso Again" will touch upon rela-tively recent paintings by the great Spanish-born painter and sculptor. The lectures are open to the public and reservations may be made by calling the college. Dr. Steinberg, nm.;r a member of the faculty of Hunter College in Ne\v York, has taught, lectured extensively at leading museums, filmed a television movie on Michelangelo and written a number of essays on artists. Born in Moscow in 1920, Dr. Steinberg spent his childhood in Ger-many and later went with his family to London where he studied art at the Slade School. After the war he settled in York, supporting himself for several years as a free lance Hriter, translater, and then as a drawing in-structor at the Parsons School of Design in Rhode Island. He returned to the classroom at Net-.7 York University, first receiv-ing his bachelor's degree in design and later his doctorate,writing a disser-tation on the Roman baroque architect, Francesco Borromini. The latter de-gree was partially carried on under a Ford Foundation Fellowship. -more-


Dr. Leo Steinberg Page 2 During this same period he received the Frank Jewett Mather Foundation award for outstanding criticism published in the United States and in 1961 he won a Bollinger Foundation grant for his work. He has been a guest lecturer for several years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and also at the Museum of Modern Art. He recently made a television movie for the Columbia Broadcasting System of Michelangelo's frescoes in the Cappella Paolina and this is to be shown this year. His "The Eye Is a Part of the Mind, 11 nm-1 used ,.,idely as a college text, ,.,as first printed in the Partisan Review. Dr. Steinberg also has 'Y'ritten essays on Careveggio, Velasquez, and Rodin. Steinberg lecture on art has been preceded by other talks on literature and drama. Others to follow will be concerned ,.,ith philosophy, contemporary history, and the novel. Admission to the lectures may be arranged by calling 355-7131. Sub scriptions to single lectures is $3.50. -30-

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