Ellsworth Kelly, Dartmouth Panels, 2012.
Dartmouth Panels will be dedicated September 14 in conjunction with the opening ceremony of new Black Family Visual Arts Center and Dartmouth's yearlong celebration of the arts on campus
HANOVER, NH – July 10, 2012 – In anticipation of the September 2012 opening of the new Black Family Visual Arts Center, and the inauguration of Dartmouth's new Arts District, a wall sculpture by renowned abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly has been installed on the eastern façade of the Hopkins Center for the Arts, facing the Visual Arts Center. Kelly was in attendance for the installation.
This major site-specific work, titled Dartmouth Panels, was commissioned by longtime arts patrons Leon Black '73 and his wife Debra, who contributed $48 million towards the creation of the center. A special dedication ceremony for the Black Family Visual Arts Center, and the installation of Dartmouth Panels, will be held on September 14, 2012.
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Last Updated: 7/12/12