In the Lamplight a Decorative Dinner in Conjunction with the Brettell Lecture Series

Written by Lynn Long. Posted in Limelight

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All proceeds to benefit programming at the Barn, including the Brettell Lecture Series at the Taft Museum of Art

Dr. Brettell Lecture at the Taft Museum of Art
Saturday, April 21 at 2pm

brettell 500px recropRichard Brettell, PhD

Margaret McDermott Distinguished Chair, Art and Aesthetics
University of Texas at Dallas


Dr. Richard Brettell returns to the Taft with an intriguing talk based on the painting Vuillard: Interior with Six Figures (1897). Edouard Vuillard was a painter who whispered when others cried out. His sense of the emotional and psychic complexities of interior space in unmatched in art history, and Interior with Six Figures is the undisputed masterpiece among Vuillard’s “intimist” interiors of the 1890s. Dr. Brettell will walk you through this Parisian apartment of Vuillard’s imagination, assessing its qualities and explicating its mysteries.


Interior with six figures Brettell Lecture

Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. on Thursday, February 1.

$10, members of Taft Museum of Art, Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati, and patrons of Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation; $20 general public.

This event sells out quickly! Reservations required: click here or call (513) 684-4516.

Museum and special exhibition admission sold separately. Timed exhibition tickets are available in advance here. Tickets are free for Taft and Woman’s Art Cub members.

Sponsored by the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation


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