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Gallery Talk: An American Icon Returns: "Whistler's Mother" in Chicago

May 11, 2017
12:00PM1:00PM
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

Join Field-McCormick Chair and Curator of American Art Sarah Kelly Oehler to learn more about James McNeill Whistler’s most famous painting, Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1 (Portrait of the Artist’s Mother), on view in Chicago for the first time in over 60 years. 

James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Arrangement in Gray and Black No. 1, or The Artist's Mother, 1871. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, RF699. © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY.