Presenter Jane O’Neail curated and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England. She will present 4 separate lectures:
Wednesday March 22, 2023
Georgia O’Keeffe: Beyond the Blossoms
This program will shine a light on other subjects and examine the ways O’Keeffe employed abstraction to become known as the “Mother of American modernism.”
Wednesday April 19, 2023
John Singer Sargent: Master with a Brush
This program will explore Sargent’s most beloved as well as rarely seen images, including portraits, forays into Impressionism and stunning watercolors.
Wednesday May 17, 2023
Art & WWII: Hitler’s Cultural Ambitions & Nazi Theft
From his failed attempts as a painter to his grand plans to loot European masterworks, art played a central role in Hitler’s personal life and political strategies. Learn more about Nazi exhibitions of so-called “degenerate art,” theft from European churches, museums and private collections, as well as the challenge of restoring works to their rightful heirs today.
Wednesday June 14, 2023
Edward Hopper: Sunlight & Solitude
Whether it is a bustling city or a Cape Cod beach, Edward Hopper’s iconic paintings capture a feeling of stillness and quiet tension. Learn more about
Hopper’s career, early influences and how his work relates to the work of other artists from the same generation.