Painter Lennart Anderson to speak at Johns Hopkins

He is regarded as one of the elder statesmen of American representational painting

Painter Lennart Anderson, widely regarded as one of the elder statesmen of American representational painting, will present a slide talk on his work on Oct. 10 at Johns Hopkins. Anderson's talk, "On Painting," will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Arellano Theatre, Levering Hall, on the Homewood campus. The event is co-sponsored by Homewood Art Workshops and Homewood Arts Programs.

Anderson's luminous still lifes, elegant figure compositions and atmospheric landscapes can be found in the permanent collections of the Hirshhorn Museum, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Whitney Museum, Cleveland Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum.

A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and an associate of the American Academy of Design, Anderson has received the Guggenheim Fellowship, grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Tiffany Foundation, and the Rome Prize, among numerous other awards.

He has taught at Yale, Columbia and Princeton University, the Pratt Institute, the Art Students League, the New York Studio School and Brooklyn College, where he is a distinguished professor emeritus.

Anderson, 84, lives and works in New York City. He is represented by Leigh Morse Fine Art, where his work was exhibited earlier this year.

Images of Anderson's work can be viewed online.