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THE GREENWICH ARTS COUNCIL
Creative Women: Artists of 
the Greenwich Pen Women

Paintings, Photographs & Sculptures


November 15, 2018 - January 3, 2019



Images by: Sally Fine & Mirella Hajjar
MAY 2 - 27, 2019
The Greenwich Arts Council & The Alliance Francaise of Greenwich
Present

A Private Tour of Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today

By the Exhibition’s Curator at the WALLACH GALLERY in NYC (Designed by Renzo Piano) & Lunch at the New Leaf Café at Fort Tyron Park (Near the Cloisters)

Wednesday, January 9 | Bus will depart GAC at 9:30am
Price: $95 for GAC and Alliance Members | $110 for Non-Members
For paid reservations, before January 7th, please call :
GAC office at 203.862.6752 or www.greenwichartscouncil.org

Limited seating available, please make your reservations Now!

About NEW LEAF CAFÉ: New Leaf's spectacular fieldstone cottage was built by John D. Rockefeller in the 1930s. Designed by the famous Olmsted Brothers, this beautiful building was restored by New York Restoration Project (NYRP), a non-profit founded by Bette Midler and her friends to create and restore New York’s parks and community gardens. In the ensuing years, Midler, NYRP, and a team of talented artists and architects transformed the former park concession into a celebrated fine-dining establishment.




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About WALLACH GALLERY: The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery has advanced Columbia University’s historical, critical and creative engagement with the visual arts since 1986 and brings the University’s diverse approaches to the arts to a broader public.
This exhibition explores the changing modes of representation of the black figure as central to the development of modern art through archival photographs, films and correspondence.

About DENISE MURRELL, Curator, Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today. Denise Murrell is the Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University. She is also curator of this exhibition, author of its catalogue and co-curator of an expanded version of the exhibition, titled Le Modèle Noir de Géricault à Matisse, to be shown at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, in spring 2019.