O'Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach Lecture

O'Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach Lecture

"A Voice of One's Own: Early American Women Modernists" with Dr. Vivien Green Fryd, Professor, Vanderbilt University

Image:
Florine Stettheimer (United States, 1871-1944) Still Life with Flowers (detail), 1921, oil on canvas mounted on hardboard, 25 3/4 x 29 5/8 inches. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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Georgia O'Keeffe, Florine Stettheimer, Marguerite Zorach, and Helen Torr found space for creativity that was separate from their male counterparts. Each created unique paintings, contributing to the evolution of experimental avant-garde works in Manhattan. Join Dr. Fryd for a careful analaysis of these artists' contributions to early American modernism.

Dr. Vivien Green Fryd teaches American art from the colonial period to the present, methods in art history, American Studies, and Women and Gender Studies at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Art and Empire: The Politics of Ethnicity in the United States Capitol, 1815-1865 (Ohio University Press, 2001; reprint Yale University Press, 1992) and Art and the Crisis of Marriage: Georgia O'Keeffe and Edward Hopper (University of Chicago Press, 2003).

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