Wednesday, January 15, 2020
6:00 pm–8:00 pm
By Invitation
Add to Calendar 2020-01-15 18:00:00 2020-01-15 20:00:00 Looking to the Past: Contemporary Engravings with Andrew Raftery 01/15/2020 06:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Hear RISD professor of printmaking Andrew Raftery discuss his ambitious eight-year project Autobiography of a Garden (2009–16), a set of 12 earthenware plates with transfer engravings, each depicting the artist tending his Providence garden during a different month of the year. Thomas Michie, Russell B. and Andrée Beauchamp Stearns Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, places Raftery’s work in the context of traditional 19th-century transferware, and Raftery shares favorite examples of engraving from the collection.

Event details, including date and time, are subject to change. A formal invitation will be sent to members via Paperless Post.

Exclusively for members of the Prints and Drawings Curators Circle