Acclaimed painter Ji Yunfei discussed a selection of his work at the 2011 James H. Dempsey Jr. Guest Lecture on Friday, December 2.
Winslow Homer’s illustrations, paintings and prints helped define and document 19th century American history. His works are remembered for their realistic portrayal of the American scene.
By Eileen Sullivan
Kress Fellow in Paintings Conservation
[Edmonia Lewis is] “…the most interesting artist working in Europe…She has great natural genius, originality, earnestness, and simple genuine taste.”
--Henry T. Tuckerman, Book of the Artists (1867, pp. 603-04)
As our thermostats drop and the end of daylight savings time approaches, the festive colors and sounds and the jubilant community atmosphere of June’s Parade the Circle may seem like distant memories.
One of the parts of my job that I enjoy the most is watching the teenagers I work with in the Museum Ambassadors program change and grow during the their two years with us.