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us: Andersen, Wayne, 1928-2014

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  • Fuller Name

    • Wayne Vesti
  • Variants

    • us: Andersen, Wayne (Wayne V.)
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      Andersen, Wayne V.
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    • found: The sculpture of Herbert Ferber, 1962: title page (Wayne V. Andersen, director of the exhibition)
    • found: Freud, Leonardo da Vinci, and the vulture's tail, 2001: title page (Wayne Andersen)
    • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1928)
    • found: The ara pacis of Augusts and Mussolini, 2003: title page (by Wayne Andersen) title page verso (Andersen, Wayne V. 1928- ) back cover (Wayne Andersen received his PH. D. in art history and archeology from Columbia University; he is a professor emeritus in architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and he also taught at Columbia, Harvard, and Yale)
    • found: Cézanne and the eternal feminine, 2004: title page (Wayne Andersen)
    • found: SA+P, via WWW, April 13, 2016 (MIT School of Archecture + Planning; Wayne Vesti Andersen: 1928-2014; Wayne Andersen, professor emeritus of history, theory and criticism of art and architecture, died January 6 at age 85; Andersen was a scholar, author, lecturer and consultant to corporations and government agencies; after completing his Ph. D. at Columbia, Andersen was brought to MIT to introduce the history of art as an undergraduate offering and to develop a program of visual arts for the Institute; as director of the Hayden Gallery, he generated national interest in MIT as a sponsor of contemporary art, with original exhibitions of the work of Hans Haacke, Takis, the Park Place Group and the photographer Minor White, among others; in 1969 he created the Moon Show, a multimedia exhibit combining film, historic images, Neil Armstrong's moon photographs and one of the first public exhibits of moon dust collected by the Apollo 11 astronauts; he was chairman of MIT's Committee on the Visual Arts from 1965 to 1977; with Stanford Anderson and Henry Millon, Andersen co-founded the program in the History, Theory and Criticism of Art and Architecture, a program in the department of architecture; starting in the late 1970s, Andersen was one of the first corporate art consultants to advise companies on how to enrich their environment as part of their corporate identity; he built art collections for companies including IBM, AT&T, Wells Fargo Bank, Northrop Corporation and Texas Instruments; in 1986 he founded Vesti Design International, specializing in integral art installations; Andersen was the author of 14 books, including Gauguin's Paradise Lost (1971) and The Youth of Cezanne and Zola (2003); Andersen was born on a farm in Hinton IA, one of 10 children of parents of Danish descent; he revisited his love of farm life by creating Vesti Arabians, an Arabian horse breeding farm that he operated in Woodstock VT for 10 years; in addition to his MIT position, he was a visiting professor at Harvard, Yale, and Columbia universities)
    • found:, April 13, 2016 (Wayne Vesti Andersen; born July 7, 1928 in Souix City, Woodbury, Iowa; died January 6, 2014 in Watertown, Massachusetts)
  • LC Classification

    • PS3601.N445
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-06-13: new
    • 2016-04-15: revised
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