PRINT January 1965

News and Announcements

The University of California at Berkeley has announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Selz, of the Museum of Modern Art, as Director of the future University Art Museum on the Berkeley campus. Dr. Selz will also serve as professor of art on the Berkeley faculty, beginning his duties in the fall of 1965. Dr. Selz’s museum duties will include building the museum’s permanent collection, forming a group of museum patrons, and organizing exhibitions . . . The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced the election of Alexander Calder as a member of the Academy, which is limited to fifty members. Mr. Calder will occupy the chair vacated by the death of Rachel Carson. The Academy also announced the reelection of Lewis Mumford as President, and memberships to critic Malcolm Cowley, poet Allen Tate and novelist Glenway Wescott . . . The San Francisco Foundation has provided $22,000 for the establishment of a major print making center at the San Francisco Art Institute. Artists will be invited to use the new facilities, a course in the history and nature of printmaking will be established and increased faculty and guest instructors will enrich the undergraduate curriculum . . . The Santa Barbara Museum of Art has requested in formation on the existence in California collection’s of portraits by Robert Feke, John Trumbull, Charles Wilson Peale, Chester Harding and Thomas Eakins for a major exhibition of American Portraits in California Collections planned for March, 1965 . . . California sculptors represented in the 1964 Whitney Annual are Jeremy Anderson, John Anderson, Roger Bolomey, Robert Cremean, Bruce Conner, Tony deLap, Claire Falkenstein, Robert Hudson, Edward Kienholz, John Mason, Harold Paris, Charles Perry, and Peter Voulkos . . . Florida State University announces a National Lithography Exhibition to be juried by Una E. Johnson, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Brooklyn Museum. For information, write Wm. Walmsley, Dept. of Art, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.