Release Date: June 12, 2015
Summer Lecture Series Highlights French Art in Honor of Caillebotte Exhibition
Washington, DC—In July and August, the department of adult programs at the National Gallery of Art presents the lecture series All Things French in honor of Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter's Eye, the first major U.S. exhibition of the artist's work in 20 years.
All lecture programs are presented free of charge and take place in the West Building Lecture Hall. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.
Summer Lecture Series: All Things French
"Selfies" and Portraits in 19th-Century France
July 8, 1:00 p.m.
July 12, 2:00 p.m.
A Painter's Eye: The Cinematic Language of Robert Bresson
July 15, 1:00 p.m.
July 19, 2:00 p.m.
Faces of France: Nadar, Daumier, Duchenne
July 22, 1:00 p.m.
July 26, 2:00 p.m.
Cézanne and Antiquity
July 29, 1:00 p.m.
August 2, 2:00 p.m.
Fragonard and the Question of Portraiture in 18th-Century French Painting
August 4, 1:00 p.m.
August 9, 2:00 p.m.
When in Rome, Do as the French Do? The Lure of Italy in Baroque France
August 11, 1:00 p.m.
August 16, 2:00 p.m.
Impressionists and the Paris Commune: Lions or Chickens?
August 19, 1:00 p.m.
August 23, 2:00 p.m.
Drawing in Normandy and Picardy: Ernest Roth and Andre Smith in 1914
August 26, 1:00 p.m.
August 30, 2:00 p.m.
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