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Dr. Kenneth E. Silver

Professor of Art History

New York University

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New York University

838 Broadway, 3rd floor

New York, New York 10003

United States

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Founded in 1831, New York University is the largest private university in the United States. The University, which is composed of 14 schools, colleges, and divisions, occupies five major centers in Manhattan. It operates branch campus and research program ... more

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New York University Professor, Adjunct Curator of Art

Bruce Museum Inc

Professor of Modern Art



Bachelor's Degree

New York University




Yale University




Yale University

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Kenneth E. Silver is professor of modern art at New York University.

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Kenneth E. Silver is professor of modern art at New York University; adjunct curator of art at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut; and a contributing editor to Art in America magazine. Among his publications are Esprit de Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant-Garde and the First World War (1989) and Making Paradise: Art, Modernity, and the Myth of the French Riviera (2000). For the Jewish Museum, most recently, he contributed the essay "Fluid Chaos Felt by the Soul: Chagall, Jews, and Jesus" to Chagall: Love, War, and Exile (copublished by the Jewish Museum and Yale University Press, 2012).

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It will include four essays: Simonetta Fraquelli's Double Play: Cubism and Neoclassicism in Picasso's Art 1914-1924;Picasso and Pattern, 1914-17 by Picasso scholar Elizabeth Cowling; Picasso and Cocteau in Wartime, A Tricolored Alliance by Kenneth E. Silver, Associate Professor of Fine Arts at New York University; and Ferdinand Howald in Paris and Picasso's Peers during the Great War by Dominique H. Vasseur, former Chief Curator at the Columbus Museum of Art.

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Co-curated by Kenneth E. Silver, New York University Professor of Modern Art and Bruce Museum Adjunct Curator of Art, and Mia Laufer, PhD candidate (Washington University in Saint Louis) and Zvi Grunberg Resident Fellow, the exhibition will be accompanied by a scholarly catalogue, featuring a foreword from Peter C. Sutton, Susan E. Lynch Executive Director of the Bruce Museum, and essays by the curators.

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"Walls of Color" has been organized by Kenneth E. Silver, a professor of modern art at New York University and an adjunct curator at the Bruce, which is a short train ride from Manhattan and a very brief stroll from the town's Metro-North station. The show has limited space, but Mr. Silver has counterintuitively placed in its midst a roughly half-scale re-creation of the 711 elevator bank, papered with a full-color digital image of the mosaic. It almost literally jostles visitors. But that doesn't stop the work from detonating in mind and eye. Mr. Silver has assembled about 30 studies on paper and canvas, along with architectural plans and photographs, and a handful of late paintings.

On audio, Mr. Silver presents his thinking on the mosaics. First, His studies for the mosaics led him away from easel painting and spurred larger, more ambitious works.
These elements, which exemplify his theory of spatial "push-pull," are seen here in two charming all-red paintings (Mr. Silver rightly connects them to Matisse's "Red Studio," painted in 1911).

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