H.C. Westermann1922-1981

David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art - University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

$15,000 toward the costs associated with establishing the H.C. Westermann Study Collection, organized by museum curator Richard Born and registrar Jennifer Widman. Trained as an artist in Chicago, Westermann ultimately settled in Connecticut and produced sculptural constructions and assemblages. His work interpretes social and historical events of the 1950s through the 1970s, combining woodworking and craftsmanship with a Dadaist sense of humor.