William Poundstone surveys an exhibition of Haitian art at UCLA’s Fowler Museum organized by an influential SAIC scholar.
William Poundstone surveys an exhibition of Haitian art at UCLA’s Fowler Museum organized by an influential SAIC scholar.
November 3

Artinfo Praises Contributions from Late SAIC Professor Marilyn Houlberg

Artinfo contributor William Poundstone covers the late Haitian art expert Marilyn Houlberg—former professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at SAIC—in his blog on October 24.  Poundstone surveys In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st-Century Haitian Art, an exhibition at UCLA’s Fowler Museum organized by Houlberg prior to her passing in 2011. Poundstone calls the exhibition “one of the most original and powerful shows of a strong fall season in Los Angeles,” noting Houlberg’s gift of a 2006 sculptural trio of “Horsemen of the Apocalypse” by Jean Hérard. “In Extremis debuts many new acquisitions,” he explains. “The greatest number comes from one of the show’s organizers, Art Institute of Chicago scholar Marilyn Houlberg.”