Franklin Hill Perrell: Art and Decorative Art Styles of the Gilded Age
Sunday, January 21, 2024
Free for Members
Museum Admission for Non-members
Please Register in Advance, Limited Seating
Franklin Hill Perrell, curator of Our Gilded Age, will discuss a selection of works on view in the exhibition through the lens of the era’s changing styles and art movements including, grand tradition portraiture (in the spirit of Sir Joshua Reynolds and Thomas Gainsborough) French Salon style, Impressionism, Realism/Social Realism, Romanticism; and in the decorative arts, and Renaissance Revival Style vs. Art Nouveau. Artists discussed in Perrell’s talk include John Singer Sargent, William Merritt Chase, Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt and Louis Comfort Tiffany.