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Turning Outward and Looking Inward: American Art 1900–1945, Part II

5,000 Years of Contemporary Art Lecture Series

Saturday, November 20, 2010, 11:15 am

FREE for Gallery Members / $10 for non-members
Auditorium

With Jessica DiPalma, Associate, Deputy Director's Office

Georgia O’Keeffe and the southwest, John Marin and the skyline of New York, Charles Sheeler and American industry, the Social Realists and the problems of the 1930s, Grant Wood and the rural ideal—all this and more in this lecture on American art in the ever-changing decades before World War II.

The 5,000 Years of Contemporary Art Lecture Series continues through March 12, 2011. Throughout the series, Curator of Education Mariann Smith, Associate Curator of Education Nancy Spector, and guest speakers will use the Gallery’s Collection and other selected works to tell the story of art from ancient times through today.

Doors for all lectures open at 11 am.