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Gallery Talk: The Art of Wallpaper

October 2, 2018
12:00PM1:00PM
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

Oscar Wilde’s reputed last words were, “My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.” Join Woman’s Board Fellow Alice Boone for a wide-ranging survey of wallpapers in portraits, domestic interiors, and even conceptual art in the museum.  


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Joan Miró. Portrait of Juanita Obrador, 1918. Joseph Winterbotham Collection © 2018 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.