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Trompe L’oeil and the Politics of Food

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

6:30 PM

Trompe L’oeil and the Politics of Food


Judith A. Barter

Field-McCormick Chair and Curator of American Art

Art Institute of Chicago


Wednesday, June 5; 6:30 p.m.

Judith Barter talks about the political and cultural meaning of rabbits, chickens, peanuts, potatoes, and other edibles in nineteenth-century paintings by William Harnett, DeScott Evans, and John Haberle. And she provides recipes!


Sponsored by Associates of the American Wing and supported by the Ida and Conrad H. Smith Fund, which was established by the Raymond C. Smith Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan