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Oil and Wood: Oklahoma Moderns George Bogart and James Henkle

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Oil and Wood: Oklahoma Moderns George Bogart and James Henkle

Nancy Johnston Records Gallery

Bogart

Public lecture and opening reception Friday, June 6 at 7 p.m.

This exhibition pairs the work of two distinguished professors emeriti of the OU School of Art & Art History: George Bogart and James Henkle. Bogart, who joined the faculty in 1970, experimented restlessly with oil paint, and the exhibition offers a retrospective of his career. The furniture designs of James Henkle offer a sculptural counterpoint to the paintings of Bogart. Henkle taught design at OU for nearly 40 years and, although he worked in a variety of media, he excelled in the artful design of modernist furniture.

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Lecture
Friday June 6, 7 p.m.
Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium

Oil and Wood: Oklahoma Moderns George Bogart and James Henkle

Susan Havens Caldwell, Professor Emeritus, Art History, OU School of Art & Art History
Dr. Susan H. Caldwell, David Ross Boyd Professor Emerita of Art History, will discuss the works of painter George A. Bogart and sculptor and product designer James L. Henkle, both longtime professors in the OU School of Art & Art History. Caldwell will present and analyze works by both artists within the context of their individual artistic developments and their love for and mastery of materials —primarily oil and wood.

Bogart

Exhibition Programs:

Gallery Talk
Wed Jul 30, 12:30 pm
Nancy Johnston Records Gallery

Elyse Bogart, Artist

Gallery Talk
Tue Sep 9, 12:30 pm
Nancy Johnston Records Gallery

Jim Henkle, Artist

College Night
Thu Sep 11, 7 pm
Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom

George Bogart (U.S., 1933-2005)
Tacoma
, 2002
Oil on canvas, 61 1/2 x 71 1/2 in.
Loan courtesy of Elyse Bogart, 2014

 

James Henkle (U.S., b. 1927)
Rocking Chair
, c. 1995
Cherry, 38 x 22 x 37 in.