Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement
Kevin W. Tucker
The exhibition is supported by a generous grant from the NationalEndowment for the Arts and the Henry Luce Foundation. Additionalsupport is provided by DMA patrons and supporters with funds raisedthrough Silver Supper 2010 and from the Donor Circle membershipprogram through leadership gifts by the Gay and Lesbian Fund forDallas. Publication of the exhibition catalogue is underwritten by theHenry Luce Foundation, the Windgate Charitable Foundation, and theNational Endowment for the Arts. Air transportation in Dallas is providedby American Airlines. Promotional support provided by Stacy Furniture.
The Newark Museum: September 15, 2010-January 2, 2011; San Diego Museum of Art: June 18-September 11, 2011
Chilton Gallery II and Focus Gallery I
Dallas Museum of Art
"Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement" will offer thefirst comprehensive examination of the life and work of the recognizedpatriarch of the American Arts & Crafts movement, Gustav Stickley. Theexhibition and accompanying catalogue will explore Stickley as abusiness leader and design proselytizer, whose body of work includedfurnishings, architectural and interior designs, and related imagery thatbecame synonymous with the movement that was at its height betweenapproximately 1880 and 1910. This exhibition will include over 100 worksproduced by Stickleyâ019s designers and workshops, including furniture,metalwork, lighting, and textiles, along with drawings and relateddesigns. Also featured in the exhibition is a re-creation of Stickleyâ019sseminal model dining room from his 1903 Syracuse Arts & Craftsexhibition.The exhibition is organized by the Dallas Museum of Art and curated byKevin W. Tucker, The Margot B. Perot Curator of Decorative Arts andDesign. The exhibition will premiere at the Newark Museum in fall of2010 and continue its tour at the Dallas Museum of Art in spring of 2011before concluding at the San Diego Museum of Art in summer of thatyear.The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue publishedby the Dallas Museum of Art in association with Yale University Press.
The Dallas Museum of Art is supported in part by the generosity of DMA Partners and donors, the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.