MAM Lecture | Black Men in Red: 19th-Century Models in Color

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Milwaukee Art Museum | 700 N. Art Museum Dr. Milwaukee, WI
@ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Join us for a lecture in Lubar Auditorium to learn about the context of the Black model in European art with Adrienne L. Childs, PhD, adjunct curator at The Phillips Collection, in Washington, D.C.
She will highlight the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Study of a Model (1885) by the German painter Max Pietschmann, on view in the second-floor collection galleries. Childs was awarded the High Museum of Art’s Driskell Prize in recognition of her contribution to African American art and art history.
This drop-in experience is included with Museum admission and is free for Members. Admission tickets are available at the door or online.
Sponsored by
Milwaukee Art Museum’s Fine Arts Society
Milwaukee Art Museum’s African American Art Alliance
Image: Max Pietschmann (German, 1865–1952), “Study of a Model” (detail), 1885. Oil on canvas. 41 ½ × 31 ½ in. (105.41 × 80.01 cm). Purchase, with funds from Avis Martin Heller in honor of the Fine Arts Society M2020.39. Photo by John R. Glembin.