For Immediate Release
May 1, 2023
CLARK ART INSTITUTE HOSTS BOOK TALK ON
AS IT TURNS OUT WITH AUTHOR ALICE SEDGWICK WOHL
Williamstown, Massachusetts—On Thursday, June 1 at 5:30 pm, the Clark Art Institute hosts a book talk with author Alice Sedgwick Wohl, in conversation with Danny Fields. Presented in celebration of Wohl’s new book, As It Turns Out, the event takes place in the Clark’s auditorium.
Alice Sedgwick Wohl, West Stockbridge, Massachusetts resident and independent art historian, discusses As It Turns Out, a memoir of her relationship with her sister Edie Sedgwick. Joined by punk-era pioneer and Edie’s former roommate, Danny Fields, Wohl examines her complicated relationship with the famous “It Girl,” the politics of Andy Warhol’s Factory, and the unique bond that Warhol and Edie shared.
Free; no advance registration is required. For more information, visit clarkart.edu/events.
ABOUT THE CLARK
The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of some 300,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
The Clark, which has a three-star rating in the Michelin Green Guide, is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Its 140-acre campus includes miles of hiking and walking trails through woodlands and meadows, providing an exceptional experience of art in nature. Galleries are open 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday, from September through June, and daily in July and August. Admission is free January through March and is $20 from March through December; admission is free year-round for Clark members, all visitors age 21 and under, and students with a valid student ID. Free admission is also available through several programs, including First Sundays Free; a local library pass program; and EBT Card to Culture. For information on these programs and more, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
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