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Gordon Wilkins

Gordon Wilkins

Gordon Wilkins joined PEM in 2015. Wilkins received his BA in Art History summa cum laude from Hamilton College, writing his senior thesis on Marsden Hartley and the marketing of Maine. He earned his MA in Art History from the University of Chicago, where his thesis examined the construction of a Maine folk in fine and vernacular art during the 1930s. His current research interests include ethnographic photography, colonial exhibition practices and issues of race and identity in New England. Follow @gordonwilkins on Instagram.


Thinking about ‘The Thinker’

‚ÄúThis awful Thinker: seen from his left, he looks like a bird of prey contented with the vengeance he has meted out to the vile of the earth; a composition …