Lockwood de Forest:
   At the Crossroads of Indian Art and American Design 

    A one-day roundtable discussion 


Friday February 6, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM EST
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Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life 
at New York University
7 East 10th Street
New York, NY 10003

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Amy G. Poster 

You are cordially invited to attend a one-day scholarly roundtable discussion focusing on the artistic vision of of Gilded Age American designer Lockwood de Forest (1850-1932).


Roberta Mayer, Bucks County Community College, “Lockwood de Forest’s India: Then and Now”

John Cort, Denison University, “Lockwood de Forest and the Wood Architecture of Western India"

Brinda Kumar, PhD candidate, Cornell University, “Changing Tastes: Lockwood de Forest and the Early Collection of Indian Art in America”

Kurt Behrendt, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Lockwood de Forest and the Earliest Himalayan Collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art”

Sara Coffin, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, “Lockwood de Forest, the Hutheesing Haveli, and Western Design”

Evelyn D. Trebilcock,  Olana Historic Site, “India at Olana: Lockwood de Forest and Frederic Church”

Kirsten Krause, Indianapolis Museum of Art, “The Indian Palace Fašade of Indianapolis”

Moderator, Amy G. Poster, Curator Emerita, Asian Art, Brooklyn Museum

Space is limited. Please let us know if you may join us on February 6, 2015!

"Lockwood de Forest: At the Crossroads of Indian Art and American Design” has been made possible by the generous support of Sullivan Goss, An American Gallery; a Gift in Honor of Lisa de Forest; Christie’s New York; the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life, New York University;  Arader Family; and other friends.