Exhibitions & EventsLecture/Gallery Talk
Teapot, 1723/1724, hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels and gilding; Johann Gregor HÃ¶roldt, Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. Detroit Institute of Arts.
Reassessing the Art of Andrew Wyeth
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Sarofim Professor of American Art, Emeritus at Princeton University
Like Winslow Homer and Thomas Eakins before him—and Hopper, Pollock, and Franz Kline after him—Andrew Wyeth sought to express feelings and personality in his art. Wilmerding looks at ways Wyeth used intensely observed everyday things (such as the boots in the DIA’s Sea Boots), framing devices (windows, doors, etc. ), and unexpected angles of vision to express psychologically complex states and emotions.
Sponsored by Associates of the American Wing
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