Knowledge Identifier: +Robert_Henri
Category: Visual Arts
Born in 1865, deceased in 1929.
Countries: United States (53%), Pennsylvania (15%), France (12%)
Linked to: Modern School, Philadelphia School of Design for Women, The Eight, Metropolitan Museum of Art
In 1871, Henri's father founded the town of Cozaddale, Ohio.
In 1873, the family moved west to Nebraska, where they founded the town of Cozad.
By the end of 1891, he returned to Philadelphia , studying under Robert Vonnoh at the Academy.
In 1892, he began teaching at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women.
Josephine Hopper - In late 1905 at the New York School of Art she met Robert Henri, who soon asked her to pose for a portrait
In February 1908, Henri organized a landmark show entitled "The Eight" at the Macbeth Gallery in New York.
Looking at Henri's Salome of 1909 the critic Robert Hughes observed: "Her long legs thrust out with strutting sexual arrogance, and glint through the over-brushed back veil.
In 1910, Henri organized the Exhibition of Independent Artists, the first nonjuried, no-prize show in the U.S., which he modeled after the Salon des Independants in France.
Henri admired anarchist and Mother Earth publisher Emma Goldman, and taught from 1911 at the Modern School.
Cordelia Wilson - In 1917, Cordelia Wilson was honored by having two paintings selected for the inaugural exhibition of the new New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico . The show featured easel works by George Bellows, Robert Henri, F. Martin Hennings, and Leon Kroll, who were working in the Southwest at that time, along with the "Taos Six" and other members of the Taos Society
Thomas Eakins - On October 29, 1917, Robert Henri wrote an open letter to the Art Students League about Eakins:
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