Mary Putman: Art is About Us Lecture


Biggs Museum of American Art Sat, Mar 25, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Mary Putman: Art Is About Us Lecture 
Saturday | March 25| 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

$15 - Non Members

$12 - Members

In this special Women's History Month talk, Dr. Kristen Nassif will explore the captivating landscape paintings of the Delaware-based artist Mary Putman. The presentation will broadly cover Putman's career as a working artist as well as closely explore some of her key paintings of Delaware and the surrounding area. This talk compliments a selection of Putman's artworks on view at the Biggs Museum, as well as a publication related to her paintings, Mary Putman: Art is About Us.

Get to Know the Speaker:

Kristen Nassif is the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow at The Walters Art Museum. She received her Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Delaware in 2022. Her research focuses on nineteenth-century American art, visual culture, material culture, and disability history. Her recent publications include a chapter on John Haberle in The Routledge Companion to Art and Disability, catalog essays for the Thyssen-Bornemisza’s exhibition “Hyperreal. The Art of Trompe l´Oeil,” and forthcoming essays for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and Bloomsbury Cultural History. She had the pleasure of contributing the main essay for the Biggs Museum of American Art's publication Mary Putman: Art is About Us.

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