Gallery Talk: Portraits of Actors

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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, about 1815. Gift of Richard Feigen.

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