Vilcek Foundation to Stage Marsden Hartley Exhibition with Works from Major Retrospective.
New York’s Vilcek Foundation is organizing a show focused on the life and travels of the American modernist Marsden Hartley. The exhibition, titled “Adventurer in the Arts,” is set to open in spring 2020, bringing together about 75 paintings, drawings, and multifarious objects the artist collected, including jewelry, luggage tags, postcards, and cameras. Four paintings that are also included in a Hartley retrospective that opened September 19 at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark will be on view in the Vilcek presentation, including Schiff (1915), Provincetown (1916), and White Sea Horse (1942). In an interview with ARTnews, Emily Schuchardt Navratil, a curator at the Vilcek, said that the pieces in the exhibition “lend an intimacy to our understanding of Hartley.