Haley '50 Memorial Lectures

The Haley Lecture Series was endowed in 1989 by William R. Haley, Class of 1945, in honor and memory of his late brother, James F. Haley, Class of 1950.

Will Haley was a philosophy major at Princeton, his brother a history major. Both brothers earned law degrees from Harvard. Will served for many years as legislative counsel to the late Senator John S. Cooper (Kentucky) and was a member of the National Transportation Safety Board.

Neither brother majored in art history, but both took several courses in the department. Will Haley credits these courses with giving him “in later years of travel a layman's interest in art and architecture which (he) would never have had without the exposure of McCormick Hall.”

Decolonial Abstraction: Frank Bowling’s Atlantic Errantry
Thu, Sep 30, 2021, 4:30 pm
Abstract

The color field abstraction Frank Bowling produced during his time in New York from 1966 to 1975 was made possible by transatlantic journeys that cast the narrative of late modernism in an altered light. By looking closely at Bowling’s improvisational approach to the materiality of paint, this lecture examines cross-cultural…

Speakers
Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines
Wed, Dec 4, 2019, 5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
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Art and its Institutions: A View from London's Somerset House
Mon, Apr 15, 2019, 5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
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Pathos, Symptom, Expression: Laocoon in Europe, 16th to 20th Centuries
Tue, Apr 11, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location
McCormick Hall
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Reading Mile High: Frank Lloyd Wright Takes on Chicago 1956
Wed, Apr 27, 2016, 5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
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Contemporary Islamic Art after September 11
Wed, Nov 20, 2013
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At Death's Door
Wed, Dec 14, 2011, 5:00 pm
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