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Lecture with Dr. Hollis Clayson: Mary Cassatt's Alterity and her Radical Monstrosities

From: 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM, April 19, 2024 | Wichita Art Museum

Learn more about artist Mary Cassatt in a lecture with art historian Dr. Hollis Clayson.

Join Dr. S. Hollis Clayson, Professor Emerita of Art History and Bergen Evans Professor Emerita in the Humanities at Northwestern University, for this talk about impressionist artist Mary Cassatt. Two of Cassatt’s artworks are currently on view – Mother and Child from WAM’s collection, and Baby on Mother’s Arm in the featured exhibition Making American Artists: Stories from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1776-1976.

Dr. Clayson is a historian of modern art who specializes in 19th-century Europe, especially France, and the transatlantic exchanges between France and the U.S.

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About WAM Nights: We’re open late on Fridays until 9 pm! Get your weekend started with after-hours access to the galleries and shopping in the Museum Store. WAM Nights will include programs with artists, musicians, and performers–don’t miss your chance to see the art at WAM in a new way! The museum comes to life with local creatives during WAM Nights! 

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    April 19, 2024

  • > 2024-04-19 2024-04-19 21:00:00 Lecture with Dr. Hollis Clayson: Mary Cassatt's Alterity and her Radical Monstrosities <p>Learn more about artist Mary Cassatt in a lecture with art historian Dr. Hollis Clayson.</p> <p>Join <a href="https://arthistory.northwestern.edu/people/faculty/emeritus-faculty/s-hollis-clayson.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Dr. S. Hollis Clayson</a>, Professor Emerita of Art History and Bergen Evans Professor Emerita in the Humanities at Northwestern University, for this talk about impressionist artist Mary Cassatt. Two of Cassatt’s artworks are currently on view &#8211; <em><a href="https://wam.org/our-collection/collection/mother-and-child-7/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Mother and Child</a></em> from WAM’s collection, and <em><a href="https://www.pafa.org/museum/collection/item/baby-mothers-arm" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Baby on Mother’s Arm</a></em> in the featured exhibition <em><a href="https://wam.org/whats-on/exhibitions/making-american-artists-stories-from-the-pennsylvania-academy-of-the-fine-arts-1776-1976/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Making American Artists: Stories from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1776-1976</a>.</em></p> <p>Dr. Clayson is a historian of modern art who specializes in 19th-century Europe, especially France, and the transatlantic exchanges between France and the U.S.</p> <p>____________________________________________</p> <p><strong>About WAM Nights:</strong> We’re open late on Fridays until 9 pm! Get your weekend started with after-hours access to the galleries and shopping in the <a href="https://wam.org/visit/things-to-do/store/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Museum Store</a>. WAM Nights will include programs with artists, musicians, and performers&#8211;don’t miss your chance to see the art at WAM in a new way! The museum comes to life with local creatives during WAM Nights! </p> 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Wichita, KS America/Chicago
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