The Eyes Have It Gillett Griffin
September 6 - September 30
Solley Lobby | A collection of paintings, drawings and sketches from the field notes and diaries of Gillett Good Griffin
The Eyes Have It is a collection of paintings, drawings and sketches from the field notes and diaries of Gillett Good Griffin, an artist, collector, teacher, curator and sponsor of Pre-Columbian and Primitive Art at the Princeton University Art Museum. Through exhibitions, symposia, his generosity as a teacher and his genius at friendship, he has served as a catalyst to many developments in Pre-Columbian studies. Gillett’s paintings were inspired by his impressions and studies of places, people and artifacts he came across during his travels to archeological sites in Central America.
While he is well known and recognized as an important art collector and benefactor, his own art works are only known among his friends, acquaintances, students and colleagues. The purpose of this exhibition is to give the general public an opportunity to familiarize itself with the works of this remarkable artist.
2020 Member Exhibition
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