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Gallery Talk: Portraits of Actors

December 11, 2018
12:00PM1:00PM
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

Actors perform on an ever-changing stage, acting and reacting to other actors. What happens when that performance leaps to the canvas, and an artist must capture that dynamism in a single frozen pose? Join Women’s Board Fellow Alice Boone for an exploration of portraits of actors.


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Richard Westall. David Garrick as King Lear, c. 1815. Gift of Richard Feigen.