Lecture

Fashioned by Sargent

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Friday, October 27, 2023
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
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Free
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$8.00
Add to Calendar 2023-10-27 18:30:00 2023-10-27 19:30:00 Fashioned by Sargent 10/27/2023, 6:30 - 7:30 PM Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

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Join us for a special discussion on “Fashioned by Sargent,” an exhibition that reveals the painter’s power over his sitters’ images by considering the liberties he took with their clothing to express individual personalities, power, professions, gender identities, and nationalities—and to fulfill his own artistic agenda.

Hear from curator Erica Hirshler, Croll Senior Curator of American Painting, as she explores Sargent’s complex relationship with his often-affluent sitters and their clothes and gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of this wonderful exhibition.

Virtual event hosted on Zoom.

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