Learn about collecting art works on paper and see the collection of a Village member at her home in Watergate South on October 12 from 3 to 5 pm. Andrew Robison is the Andrew W. Mellon Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery. Wine, soft drinks, cheese and crackers will be served.
Robison studied at Princeton University, Oxford University, and as a Fulbright Research Scholar in India. He taught philosophy at the University of Illinois, then joined the curatorial staff of the National Gallery of Art in 1974, becoming Andrew W. Mellon Senior Curator in 1991. Over four decades, Robison has curated dozens of exhibitions on art from the fifteenth through the twentieth centuries, especially drawings and prints by early German artists, Rembrandt, eighteenth-century Venetian artists, German expressionists and Pablo Picasso. His exhibitions also include the multi-media exhibitions, Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, (1991), The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century (1994–1995), and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: 1880–1938 (2003). Robison is widely published in professional journals such as Master Drawings and Apollo. He has contributed to and edited numerous exhibition catalogues.
Salon tickets are available on the Gala Website and are $75 each. Don’t wait to buy tickets for your favorite celebrities; they go fast.