Impressionism: The Art of Paris in the 1900s -- A Lecture by Dr. Thérèse Dolan

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia 1616 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

The Philadelphia chapter of Alliance Française invites you to a public lecture on April 11. Here, Dr. Thérèse Dolan, a well known art historian who specializes in 19th century French art, will discuss “Impressionism: The Art of Paris in the 1900s”. She will be demonstrating the many Impressionist artworks of the period and speaking on how the major renovations to Paris in the mid-19th century affected the types of subjects chosen by the Impressionist painters. Refreshments will follow. 20 for Alliance Française and Cosmopolitan Club members; $25 for non-members.

Thérèse Dolan is a modernist art historian who specializes in 19th century French art and has also published books on contemporary art. She received her M.A. and PhD in Art History from Bryn Mawr College, and her undergraduate degree in French from Mundelein College in Chicago. She has authored three books: Gavarni and the Critics for the University of Michigan (UMI) Press in 1981; Inventing Reality: The Paintings of John Moore for Hudson Hills Press, 1996, and Perspectives on Manet which is forthcoming for Ashgate Press, February 2012.

Dr. Dolan has served two terms as chair of the Department of Art History at Temple University from 1998 to 2004 and as Interim Dean of Tyler School of Art from January 2008 to June 2009. In June 2000 she organized and hosted an international conference “Ways of Seeing” at the Université de Paris X at Nanterre, France and the summer of 2003 she was co-coordinator of “Nineteenth-Century Worlds: Local/Global” in London.

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