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Boca Talk - Mark White, Ph.D. - Mediterranea: American Art from the Graham D. Williford Collection

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Boca Talk - Mark White, Ph.D. - Mediterranea: American Art from the Graham D. Williford Collection

Time: April 9, 2017 from 3pm to 4pm
Location: Boca Raton Museum of Art
Street: 501 Plaza Real
City/Town: Boca Raton
Website or Map: http://www.bocamuseum.org
Phone: 5613922500
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: Boca Raton Museum of Art
Latest Activity: Mar 10

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Dr. Mark White, Director of the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma explores how American artists understood, interpreted, and portrayed Mediterranean culture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. American tourism of Europe after the Civil War demonstrated increasing interest in southern Europe, the Holy Land, and much of northern Africa. American artists became interested in the aspects of nature and culture they believed to define the Mediterranean: its distinctive flora, the legacy of the Greco-Roman past and the influence of Christianity and Islam.

$10. Tickets online at www.bocamuseum.org/events. Boca Talk tickets do not include admission to the galleries.

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