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Lecture: Collecting History—Paul Gauguin

January 21, 2015
Fullerton Hall
$12 members, per lecture

Collecting History is a member-exclusive lecture series that explores major works in the permanent collection as well as the visionary collectors, foundations, and artists that brought these treasured artworks to the Art Institute. This session highlights the artistic and historical context of Paul Gauguin’s Day of the God (Mahana no Atua) and describes how Frederick and Helen Bartlett assembled a collection comprising some of the most important and iconic paintings of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Catch all the Collecting History sessions:
February 4—Katsushika Hokusai
February 18—Georgia O'Keeffe
March 4—Richard Avedon

For additional member programs, please visit the member programs calendar.

Paul Gauguin. Day of the Gods (Mahana no Atua), 1894. Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection.