The Race Track, c. 1891Young Woman with Peonies, 1870The Cotters Saturday Night, c. 1815The Letter, 1890-1891The Public in the Salon of the Louvre, Viewing the Painting of the Large Fish Bowl, mid 19th centuryLa Pensée, 1877/1891 marbleOak Tree, mid 1840s salted paper print from a paper negativeRipening Pears, c. 1884/1885 oil on canvas

CAA 2018

2018 College Art Association Conference in Los Angeles
February 21–24, 2018

AHNCA will offer several events, including:

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Women Artists, 1800–1900
Chair: Jane R. Becker, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Thursday, February 22, 2:00–3:30 pm, Room 403B of the Los Angeles Convention Center

On the occasion of the current traveling exhibition* regarding women artists working in Paris between 1850 and 1900, this session opens the floor to topics relating to female artists of the nineteenth century. The session chair, Jane R. Becker, is Collections Management Associate in the Department of European Paintings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She co-curated “Overcoming All Obstacles: The Women of the Académie Julian” (Dahesh Museum and tour, 1999–2000) and contributed to “Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900” (AFA/Yale University Press, 2017).

The speakers will be:

“Putting Berthe Morisot’s Intérieur on the Map”
Kristan M. Hanson
The University of Kansas

“Marguerite Arosa’s Salon Nudes, 1883–87”
Andrea Van Houtven
Centro Universitario de Artes TAI and Universidad Antonio de Nebrija

“A Studio of Her Own: The Artistic Life of Anna Alma-Tadema”
Alexis Goodin
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

“From the male artists’ shadows to the leaders of an Artists’ Colony: The various roles and the impact of the four female artists to the Onningeby Artists’ Colony”
Anna-Maria Wiljanen
UPM-Kymmene Cultural Foundation

*The American Federation of Arts has organized the traveling exhibition “Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900,” which is visiting the Denver Art Museum (October 22–January 14, 2017); Speed Art Museum, Louisville (February 17–May 13, 2018); and Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA (June 9–September 3, 2018).

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AHNCA’s annual members business meeting will occur on Friday, February 23, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm.  It will be held in Room 402A of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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On Friday evening, February 23 (6.00 to 8.00 pm), we will visit two outstanding galleries devoted to 19th-century art.  First we will be welcomed by Galerie Michael (galeriemichael.com), where founder Michael Schwartz has been selling major 19th-century artworks for three decades. We will then walk a few blocks to see Eric Weider and Polly Sartori, founders of Gallery 19C (gallery19c.com/about). Weider has been a collector for 25 years, while Sartori has more than 30 years’ experience running the 19th-Century Paintings Departments at both Christie’s and Sotheby’s in New York.  Both galleries will offer us wine and other refreshments as we see their finest artworks and learn more about them.  There will be time to meet each other as we travel together (as a group) on an inexpensive express bus from the convention center to the galleries and back. To RSVP, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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