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Thursday’s in August Lecture Series
August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Jonathan Canning 8/15
Director of Curatorial Affairs and Programming at The Hyde Collection
The Pre-Raphaelites and Truth in Art
For the Pre-Raphaelites the art of the Hudson River School was “fake news.” It failed to represent nature faithfully, realistically, or scientifically. Inspired by the English art critic John Ruskin, a troupe of young American radicals sought to revolutionize art a century after Independence.