Curator Lecture: Jennifer S. Brown, Art Program Curator at Bank of America

Recorded April 4, 2022

Hear Bank of America curator Jennifer S. Brown, Ph.D., discuss the dissemination of Impressionism from its French roots into the American idiom and how Impressionism led to a reinterpretation of American landscape painting. She will also explore regional art colonies that played a role in the development of American Impressionism. Brown will conclude her talk by sharing insights about the Bank of America Art in our Communities Program, which was established in 2009 to share the company’s art collection.

This lecture complements the Four Arts’ exhibition, In a New Light: American Impressionism 1870–1940.

Suggested reading from Jennifer Brown, Ph.D., Bank of America Art Program Curator:

Agee, William C. and Susan C. Faxon, Coming of Age: American Art, 1850s to 1950s. New Haven and London: American Federation of Arts in Association with Yale University Press, 2006.

Burdan, Amanda C., et al., America’s Impressionism: Echoes of a Revolution. Brandywine River Museum of Art, 2020.

Gerdts, William H. American Impressionism. 2nd ed. New York: Abbeville Press, 2001.

O’Toole, Judith H., Different Views in Hudson River School Painting. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.

Weinberg, H. Barbara, Doreen Bolger, and David Park Curry. American Impressionism and Realism: The Painting of Modern Life, 1885–1915. Exhibition catalogue. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994.

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