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Art Talk Live: Louis Delsarte’s Lithograph Unity

A dark-skinned woman holding a child is seated on a chair in a living room with her family gathered around her.
Louis Delsarte, American, Unity, 1995. Offset lithograph on white wove paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund, 2018.33.5. © Estate of Louis Delsarte.

Gallery Talk


The talk will highlight Louis Delsarte’s artistic process through a close look at his print Unity. It will also focus on his collaboration with printers at the Brandywine Workshop and Archives in Philadelphia. A related exhibition, Prints from the Brandywine Workshop and Archives: Creative Communities, is on view at the Harvard Art Museums through July 31, 2022.

Led by:
Christina Taylor, Assistant Paper Conservator, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies

This talk is part of a series inspired by ReFrame, a museum-wide initiative to reimagine the function, role, and future of the university art museum. These talks examine difficult histories, foreground untold stories, and experiment with new approaches to the collections of the Harvard Art Museums, reflecting the concerns of our world today.

This talk will take place online via Zoom. The event is free and open to all, but registration is required. To register, please complete this online form.

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Art Talks Live are presented via Zoom every other Tuesday at 12:30pm (ET) and offer an up-close look at works from our collections with our team of curators, conservators, fellows, and graduate students.

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