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Jean-François Millet: The Seeds of Modernism: Aimée Brown Price and Simon Kelly In Conversation
The Evening Lecture Series is free and open to the public. All Fall 2020 Lectures will be streamed online via Zoom and YouTube Live. With inquiries, please contact Sam Levy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aimée Brown Price, art historian (Ph.D. Yale University), author of Pierre Puvis de Chavannes,vol. I: The Artist and his Art; vol. II: A Catalogue Raisonné of his Painted Work (Yale University Press, 2010). She has taught and lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad. Guest curator at The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam; The Bunkamura and Shimane museums, Japan; contributor to numerous catalogues; essays including in The Art Bulletin, Art in America, Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Awarded Chevalier in Arts and Letters.
Simon Kelly is Curator and Head of Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Saint Louis Art Museum. He has written extensively on nineteenth-century French painting, and is author or co-author of exhibition catalogues on Degas, Monet, Barye, French landscape and nationhood, and Millet and Modern Art: From Van Gogh to Dalí (2020). His book, Théodore Rousseau and the Rise of the Modern Art Market: An Avant-Garde Landscape Painter in 19th-Century France, is forthcoming in 2021.