The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, September 21, 2019


Winterthur mourns loss of Dorrance "Dodo" Hill Hamilton
Visionary founding member of Winterthur Garden and Landscape Society and treasured friend will be greatly missed.


WINTERTHUR, DE.- Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library mourns the loss of prominent leader and respected former Winterthur Board of Trustees Member Dorrance “Dodo” Hill Hamilton, who died April 18, 2017, at her home in Boca Grande, Florida.

“It is with great sadness that we mourn the death of our dear friend Dodo, a valued Member of the Winterthur Board of Trustees from 1995 to 2001 and an enormously inspiring and visionary leader,” said Winterthur Director David P. Roselle. “Winterthur is grateful to Dodo for her more than 20 years of spirited friendship and loyal service. Her warmth and dedication to causes in which she believed resulted in remarkable successes at Winterthur and beyond.”

An energetic and visionary member of the Winterthur Garden Committee from 1996 until her death, Dodo, the affectionate nickname by which she was known, was a Founding Member and driving force behind the Winterthur Garden and Landscape Society, serving as Honorary Chairman and providing successive challenge grants to encourage new memberships. Her tireless dedication and influential recruitment efforts were critical in recruiting Founding Members.

As a Member of the Winterthur Collectors Circle, Dodo spearheaded the highly successful fundraising efforts that brought to Winterthur the Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens, a world-renowned collection of elegant ceramic and metalwork vessels on exhibit in the specially designed Dorrance Gallery. The exquisite collection was a legacy of her grandfather, the late John T. Dorrance Jr., chairman of the Campbell Soup Company, and W. B. Murphy, the company president, and includes a wide range of tureens and soup-related objects made in Europe, Asia, and America from 1720 to modern times. In celebration of its arrival in May 1997, Winterthur curators published Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens at Winterthur, an important, well-illustrated book on the collection (Winterthur, Delaware, Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 2000).






Today's News

April 22, 2017

Celebrated Polish sculptor and fiber artist Magdalena Abakanowicz dies at 86

British treasure found in piano

Cleveland Museum of Art to transfer Roman sculpture of Drusus Minor to the Republic of Italy

Nazi loot returned to Poland

First-ever exhibition dedicated to works by the last great painter of the Baroque period opens

Bernard Jacobson Gallery opens exhibition of master works by Sam Francis

Urs Fischer presents more than 30 works installed throughout the Legion of Honor

Ed Ruscha highlights Doyle's Auction of Prints & Multiples on May 1

Major exhibition of British Library literary treasures opens in Beijing

Artist profile: Clementine Hunter

Minneapolis Institute of Art presents new sculptures by The Propeller Group

An-My Lê's first exhibition in France on view at Marian Goodman Gallery

Almine Rech Gallery opens exhibition of works by Ha Chong-Hyun

Pérez Art Museum Miami presents survey of work by Toba Khedoori in the artist's largest presentation

Radcliffe Bailey's first solo exhibition in the DC metro area opens at The Greater Reston Arts Center

Winterthur mourns loss of Dorrance "Dodo" Hill Hamilton

Complete copy of Seven Pillars of Wisdom leads Swann Galleries' May Literature Auction

Modern millinery highlighted in 'The Hats of Stephen Jones' at the Saint Louis Art Museum

Pair of original artworks by Erte will be part of Auction Life's May 7th sale in Boca Raton

Offer Waterman opens exhibition of new paintings by acclaimed British artist Diarmuid Kelley

Watts Gallery appoints Alistair Burtenshaw as new Director

The 'godfather of lowbrow' opens a new show at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Moderna Museet Malmö opens an alternative cultural historical exhibition about Malmö

Exhibition of new paintings and a series of drawings by Michael Williams opens in Pittsburgh

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Holocaust 'masterpiece' causes uproar at Venice film festival

2.- To be unveiled at Sotheby's: One of the greatest collections of Orientalist paintings ever assembled

3.- Bender Gallery features paintings by up and coming Chicago artist Michael Hedges

4.- Lévy Gorvy exhibits new and historic works by French master in his centenary year

5.- Artificial Intelligence as good as Mahler? Austrian orchestra performs symphony with twist

6.- Fascinating new exhibition explores enduring artistic bond between Scotland and Italy

7.- Exhibition explores the process of Japanese-style woodblock production

8.- Robert Frank, photographer of America's underbelly, dead at 94

9.- The truth behind the legend of patriot Paul Revere revealed in a new exhibition at New-York Historical Society

10.- Hitler bust found in cellar of French Senate



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful