Join the Smithsonian Associates for a special discussion celebrating the life and work of James McNeill Whistler, the original art star.
James McNeill Whistler: Finding the Man and the Artist
Monday, September 8, 6:45-8:45pm
S. Dillon Ripley Center (1100 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, D.C.)
You'll hear from filmmaker Karen Thomas, the producer, writer, and director of James McNeill Whistler & The Case for Beauty, a new documentary produced in association with WETA that premieres on September 12 on WETA TV 26. Thomas will be joined by Whistler biographer Daniel E. Sutherland, author of Whistler: A Life for Art's Sake, the first biography of the artist in more than 20 years. Lee Glazer, associate curator of American Art at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, moderates.
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