Friday Evening Lecture
About this lecture series: Evening lectures by distinguished guest speakers, held throughout the year, address a range of topics relating to the appreciation and interpreciation of art.
About this lecture: Malcolm Daniel explores the role of portraiture in nineteenth-century photography and of photography in nineteenth-century portraiture, from the entrancing pictures that caricaturist-turned-photographer Nadar made of fellow artists, musicians, and left-wing bohemians in the 1850s, through the craze of inexpensive cartes-de-visite, to the psychologically intense, lamplit photographs that Degas staged with his circle of intimates in the 1890s.
Free; no reservations required. Seating is limited.
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