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Frank Goodyear to deliver "Abraham Lincoln and the Power of Photography" in place of "The Coming Storm: The Civil War and American Art" lecture October 2
Eleanor Harvey, senior curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, is unable to travel to Brunswick for her scheduled lecture at Bowdoin College Wednesday.
In her place, Frank Goodyear, co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, will speak on "Abraham Lincoln and the Power of Photography" Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art and the Maine Historical Society.
The lecture is presented in conjunction with the exhibition "This Mighty Scourge of War:" Art of the American Civil War, curated by Frank Goodyear and currently on view at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. The Civil War tore the nation apart and in the process reshaped the contours of American life. The exhibition brings together paintings, prints, drawings, and photographs from the collection of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art that highlight the artistic response to the war.