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Exhibit: In the Wake of the Butterfly | Fairfield, CT

Date/Time

Jan 23, 2014 to Apr 4, 2014

Description

In the Wake of the Butterfly: James Abbott McNeill Whistler and His Circle in Venice | January 23 - April 4, 2014

As a mature artist, the great American expatriate James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) began using a stylized butterfly in place of a signature to maximize his work’s aesthetic qualities. Whistler’s concern with an immersive visual experience is highlighted in this focus show, which features works on paper from his Venetian series together with related images by Frank Duveneck (1848-1919), Otto Henry Bacher (1856-1909), Mortimer Luddington Menpes (1855-1938), Joseph Pennell (1860-1926), and Clifford Isaac Addams (1876-1942). This exhibition complements Reflections and Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940, on view concurrently at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery.

Cost

Free and open to the public

Location

View map Bellarmine Museum of Art
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT

Additional Information

Phone

(203) 254-4046

Contact name

Jill Deupi, Director

Contact email

bellarminemuseum@gmail.com

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