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Milwaukee Art Museum | Virtual Lecture: A Closer Look at the Works in Americans in Spain
July 29, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free and open to all via Zoom
Welcome Richard Kagan and Marianna Shreve Simpson as, live from the galleries, they discuss select objects in the Americans in Spain: Painting and Travel, 1820–1920 exhibition, followed by a conversation with exhibition curator Brandon Ruud. Kagan is author of The Spanish Craze: America’s Fascination with the Hispanic World, 1779–1939, and Marianna Shreve Simpson is a scholar of Persian manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania’s Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies.
Image: Ignacio Zuloaga y Zabaleta, My Uncle Daniel and his Family, 1910 (detail). Oil on canvas. 80¾ x 114 in. (205.1 x 289.5 cm). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Caroline Louisa