Just in time for a major retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art opening in April, 2022, join Classi Lectures and Rena Tobey for an in-depth look at the works and career of master artist Winslow Homer.
As American Art in the 1800s sought to define American identity, Homer propelled this introspective gaze into profound new insights with a subtle and clarion voice. Beginning with the American Civil War, Homer teased out the complexities of everyday life in a radically changing world. Maturing as an artist, his paintings offered compelling commentary about how the war changed roles for women and for men, then elevated those insights into images of epic battles with nature. Along the way, we will consider the elusive man behind the point-of-view of his paintings.
Please note time changed from 11am to 2pm!
Also in the Series:
Chagall: Love, War, and Exile Jewish Museum exhibition – April 7 at 2 PM.
Jewish Museum’s latest Exhibition “The Hare with the Amber Eyes”
The exhibition that tells the story of the Ephrussi family—celebrated in the 2010 memoir and The New York Times bestseller of the same name by Edmund de Waal—and showcases the breadth and depth of their illustrious collection. The exhibition, on view at the Jewish Museum from November 19, 2021 through May 15, 2022, explores the family’s rise to prominence and splendor in the first half of the nineteenth century, followed by a focus on the prolific collector and historian of art, Charles Ephrussi, to the inter-war years, and finally World War II, when the family lost its fortune and collection to Nazi looting.
Note START TIME 2pm
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