Wyeth Day Lecture—Jamie Wyeth: Get into Reality

July 13, 2014
Sunday, 1 p.m.
The Strand Theatre, Rockland
Elliot Bostwick Davis, curator of the 2014 Jamie Wyeth retrospective at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), offers a sneak preview of the exhibition, which spans six decades of Wyeth’s career. Davis examines this imaginative artist’s various modes of representational painting in the context of art past and present, including many works in the collection of the MFA, where Davis also serves as John Moors Cabot Chair, Art of the Americas.  The exhibition at the MFA will be on view July 16 to Dec. 28, 2014. Thereafter the exhibition will be travelling to three subsequent venues, including the Brandywine River Museum, the San Antonio Museum of Art, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, through October 5, 2015.
Cost: Free of charge. No advance reservations.
James Wyeth (American, b.1946) Iris at Sea, Study #2, 1993 Combined mediums on toned board 20 1/16 x 16 1/8 x 1 3/4 inches Bequest of Mrs. Elizabeth B. Noyce, 1997.3.58
James Wyeth (American, b.1946), Iris at Sea, Study #2, 1993, Combined mediums on toned board, 20 1/16 x 16 1/8 x 1 3/4 inches, Bequest of Mrs. Elizabeth B. Noyce, 1997.3.58
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