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Winslow Homer And The American Hero (95th)

Event Type: Adult Programs
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 1/8/2014
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 Wendy Greenhouse, Adjunct LecturerWinslow Homer's art has long been admired for the heroic drama of his subjects. Art historian Wendy Greenhouse traces the evolution of Homer's heroes in relation to broader currents in late 19th-century America, from the post-war mood of lost innocence to Gilded Age anxiety of urbanization, industrialization and the perceived decline of American manhood. Coffee and early seating at 6:30. This program is presented in partnership with The Naperville Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Library: 95th Street Library    Map
Location: Meeting Room A/B
Other Information:
 Room Limit:180
Contact: Adult Services
Contact Number: (630) 961-4100 x4941