Join curatorial assistant Sam Nehila to pick apart the typical ways viewers think about studies displayed in art museums. We will closely examine a study by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. Rather than focusing on the artist’s technique or process, or comparing the study directly to the finished piece, we’ll view this study as an individual work of art and discover a new way of looking.
Sam Nehila, Curatorial Assistant, Division of European and American Art
This talk is part of the series Fresh Perspectives, an initiative that centers the role of the museumgoer. Like talks in the ReFrame series, these programs highlight diverse voices and broad interpretations of difficult histories and untold narratives. This approach encourages visitors to consider alternative ways of understanding an object, culture, or theme.
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