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"Maurice Prendergast: Themes and Variations" Lecture on Thursday
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 NEWS - Press

Thursday |10/10/2013 | 4:30 PM in Kresge Auditorium

The lecture by Richard Wattenmaker entitled "Maurice Prendergast: Themes and Variations" will characterize Prendergast's artistic process and analyze his unique position between European avant-gardes and the new generation of modern artists in America. The lecture is presented in conjunction with the exhibition, "Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea"  on view at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art through this Sunday, October 13, 2013.

Richard Wattenmaker is a contributor to the exhibition catalogue "Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea" and is the former director of the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. He is the author of a monograph on Prendergast and is the editor of the artist's letters.

Reception will follow at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.   Both events are free and open to the public.