Take a fresh look at New York City through the eyes of some of America’s greatest artists who were endlessly inspired by the city. Their exuberant depictions of the city’s people and places collectively tell the visual story of New York’s rise to a global powerhouse, while also sharing intimate details of daily life.
In this image-rich lecture series, we will dive deep into works of art so you see the city in fresh ways.
We look at social realists who unveiled the challenges and joys of the Depression.
In the series:
Nov. 7: John Sloan and Urban Realists Exuberantly Describe the City 1900-1913
Nov. 14: Harlem Renaissance gives voice to African American artists 1919-1933
Nov. 21: Reginald Marsh and Social Realists, Picturing the Depression 1929-1939
Nov. 28: Edward Hopper and Mid-Century Modern 1939-1950