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Emerson Bowyer: Canova: Sketching in Clay 2024-02-28 18:30:00 New York Studio School W 8th Street 60

Registration is not required to attend in person. Emerson Bowyer is Searle Curator, Painting and Sculpture of Europe, at the Art Institute of Chicago. A specialist in 18th- and 19th-century French and British art, he has previously worked at the Frick Collection, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art […]

Emerson Bowyer: Canova: Sketching in Clay

The Evening Lecture Series is free and open to the public. With inquiries, please contact Kara Carmack at kcarmack@nyss.org.

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Antonio Canova, Italian, 1757–1822, “Study of a Boy,” about 1790–1800, terracotta, 39 × 38 × 16 cm (15 3/8 × 14 15/16 × 6 5/16 inches). Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno, Inv. no. 21. Photography by Luigi Spina

Emerson Bowyer is Searle Curator, Painting and Sculpture of Europe, at the Art Institute of Chicago. A specialist in 18th- and 19th-century French and British art, he has previously worked at the Frick Collection, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. His exhibitions include David d’Angers: Making the Modern Monument (Frick Collection, 2013), and Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (Met Breuer, 2018). The Art Institute is currently presenting two exhibitions co-conceived by Bowyer, Canova: Sketching in Clay (November 19, 2023–March 18, 2024) and Camille Claudel (October 7, 2023–February 19, 2024).

Antonio Canova, Italian, 1757–1822, “Adam and Eve Mourning the Dead Abel,” about 1818–22, terracotta, 22 × 30 × 18 cm (8 11/16 × 11 13/16 × 7 1/16 in.). Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno, Inv. no. 286. Photography by Luigi Spina

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