Lecture Series: Impressionists

Information about the 2011 series of lectures on Impressionists is listed below.


Impressionist Lectures Online

The Impressionists' Enterprise: Marketing Modernism
Presented by Gloria Groom, the David and Mary Winton Green curator, 19th-Century European Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago

Manet's Figures of Modernity
Presented by Nancy Locke, associate professor of art history, Pennsylvania State University

Gifts to America: The National Gallery of Art Collections
Presented by Earl A. Powell III, director, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

A Passion for the Modern
Presented by Kimberly A. Jones, associate curator, department of French paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

The Face in the Mirror: Van Gogh's Self-Portraits
Presented by George T. M. Shackelford, chair, art of Europe, and the Arthur K. Solomon curator of modern art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Painting Quickly, Painting Big: Renoir's "Dancer" in Context
Presented by Colin B. Bailey, associate director and the Peter Jay Sharp chief curator, the Frick Collection, New York

Arcadia: 1900
Presented by Joseph J. Rishel, the Samuel H. Kress professor, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC


Additional Impressionist Lectures

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The Impressionists: Why They Endure
Made possible by The Brown Foundation, Inc.
Presented by David E. Brauer, Glassell School of Art, MFAH

Paris: Muse, Anti-muse
Presented by Mary G. Morton, curator and head of department, French paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Camille Pissarro: Artist, Mentor, Friend
Presented by Helga K. Aurisch, MFAH curator of European art

Treasures of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art
Presented by Kimberly A. Jones, associate curator, department of French paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Monet: Series, Pairs, Trios and Decorations
Presented by Richard Brettell, the Margaret McDermott Distinguished chair of art & aesthetics, the University of Texas at Dallas