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Arts Express Bus Trip: NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART

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August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Arts Express Bus Trip: NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART

THE WOMAN IN WHITE: JOANNA HIFFERNAN AND JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER
Tuesday, August 30
Cost: $75, Non-Members $90

Joanna Hiffernan, an Irish immigrant to London, played a critical role in the art and life of American expatriate artist James McNeill Whistler. During the early 1860s she worked closely with Whistler, primarily as a model, on innovative paintings, prints, and drawings that challenged prevailing cultural norms and established Whistler’s reputation as one of the most influential artists of the late 19th century. The Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler represents the first concerted effort to better account for what is hidden in plain sight in so many of Whistler’s celebrated early works: Hiffernan herself.


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August 30

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Arts Express Bus Trip , National Gallery of Art , Woman in White

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