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Gallery Talk: The Art of Plaster

September 28, 2017
12:00PM1:00PM
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

Plaster is often thought of as a not-quite medium: an imitation of ivory or marble, a medium for making models and studies. Join Woman’s Board Fellow Alice Boone for an investigation of plaster art objects in the galleries: some are models for later works, while others are playful commentaries on what we consider original, finished, real, and authoritative.

Salvador Dalí, Venus de Milo with Drawers, 1936. Through prior gift of Mrs. Gilbert W. Chapman.