Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

  • Andrew Wyeth's Christina's World
  • Lecture
  • 4/13/2017
  • 10:00-11:00
  • The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Host: Spencer Museum of Art
Event Description
David Cateforis, professor of American art and modern and contemporary art, and chair of the KU Department of Art History, explores the story behind Andrew Wyeth's signature painting, Christina's World, as well as the reasons for its popularity and its status as the defining work of Wyeth's career, which was marked by an unusual combination of public acclaim and critical scorn. Professor Cateforis’s book Rethinking Andrew Wyeth will be available for purchase.