Landscapes of Desire and Trauma: The Image of Puerto Rico by Francisco Oller

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Art - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Sunday, June 4, 2023
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders
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Worcester Art Museum
Conference Room
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cost: Free
Description: Explore the career of Puerto Rican artist Francisco Oller (18331917), one of the Caribbeans most celebrated impressionists. Oller trained in his native San Juan and spent more than twenty years painting in France and Spain before returning to Puerto Rico. See three works by Oller now on view in Frontiers of Impressionism.

This talk will also delve into the work of Ollers contemporaries in the Caribbean, as well as the European impressionists who traveled and painted in the region.

Speaker: Professor Edward J. Sullivan, the Helen Gould Shepard Professor in the History of Art at New York University. Free; advance tickets recommended

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