Valerie Fletcher

Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 12:15pm

VCU Student Commons Theater
907 Floyd Ave.

Valerie Fletcher is the Senior Curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Fletcher’s major exhibitions include “Utopian Visions in Modern Art” (1983), “Alberto Giacometti” (1988-89), “Four Latin American Pioneers of Modernism: Rivera, Torres-Garcia, Lam, and Matta” (1992), “The Human Figure Interpreted” (1995), and “Isamu Noguchi: Master Sculptor” (2004).   She has also organized smaller scholarly exhibitions on the works of Joseph Albers, Alexander Calder, Joseph Cornell, Paul Gauguin, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Shahzia Sikander, and Tim Hawkinson.  Fletcher’s current research includes the history and aesthetics of Surrealist sculpture.

photo from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

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