Maurice Prendergast: Theme and Variations
- 10/10/2013 |
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
Event Type: Lecture
by Richard Wattenmaker
The lecture 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" at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
Richard Wattenmaker is a contributor to the exhibition catalogue "Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea" 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.
illustration: South Boston Pier, 1896, watercolor and graphite.
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton,
Massachusetts, Purchased with the Charles B. Hoyt