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Georges Braque, Le port de la Ciotat (The Harbour of la Ciotat), 1907, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris


Freed Lecture “Georges Braque: Life and Art”

Sunday, Mar 02, 2014
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Law Building, Lower Level
1001 Bissonnet Map & Directions

Presented by Alex Danchev, author and professor of international relations at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

This year, the Freed Lecture series presents four free lectures related to the exhibition Georges Braque: A Retrospective.

Hear from Alex Danchev, author of Georges Braque: A Life. This 2005 publication was described by Man Booker Prize-winner Julian Barnes as “the impressive (and first ever) biography of Braque.” A reception, book signing, and exhibition viewing follow the lecture.

This lecture is free with Museum admission. Reserve your seat in advance! Use the "Get Tickets" button and print at home; call 713.639.7771; or visit any MFAH admissions desk.

More Freed Lectures Dates & Topics
Sun., Feb. 16, 2 p.m. “Braque and Picasso: A Continuing Dialogue”
Sun., Mar. 16, 2 p.m. “A New Sort of Beauty: Georges Braque in America”
Sun. Mar. 30, 2 p.m. “Touching Braque”

The Freed Lecture series is made possible by endowment income from the Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation.

All education programs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, receive endowment income from funds provided by Caroline Wiess Law; The National Endowment for the Humanities; the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; the Fondren Foundation; BMC Software, Inc.; the Wallace Foundation; the Louise Jarrett Moran Bequest; the Neal Myers and Ken Black Children’s Art Fund; the Favrot Fund; and Gifts in honor of Beth Schneider.