Thursday, April 16–Thursday, April 30, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Center (130.10)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2020-04-16 10:30:00 2020-04-16 12:00:00 Reflections on Self-Portraiture 04/16/2020 10:30 am Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

This spring the MFA hosts three extraordinary exhibitions of self-portraiture: “Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits,” “Personal Space: Self-Portraits on Paper,” and “Elsa Dorfman: Me and My Camera.” Join curator Akili Tommasino to gain insights into Lucian Freud’s life-long practice of depicting himself in a variety of two-dimensional media, and curator Patrick Murphy for a deep dive into contemporary and historical self-portraits on paper from the MFA’s collections. Explore the photographs of Elsa Dorfman with photography curators Anne Havinga and James Leighton.

Anne Havinga, Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Chair of Photography
James Leighton, curatorial research associate, Photography
Patrick Murphy, Lia and William Poorvu Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings
Akili Tommasino, associate curator, Modern and Contemporary Art

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Tickets must be purchased prior to the start of the first session; individual sessions are not available.

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