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SOLD OUT: DreamWeek Gallery Talk: Representation & Identity in Pierre Daura’s Good Henry (1947)

Jan 17, 6:00 PM–6:30 PM

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Add to Calendar 1/17/2023 6:00 PM 1/17/2023 6:30 PM America/Chicago SOLD OUT: DreamWeek Gallery Talk: Representation & Identity in Pierre Daura’s Good Henry (1947)

Despite pushback from his employer, artist Pierre Daura executed a series of portraits in the late 1940s and early 1950s of fellow employees at the college where he taught. The reason for his employer’s disapproval—the staff who Daura invited to sit for him were Black. Join American art fellow Regina Palm as she delves into the history and symbolism behind Good Henry.

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Despite pushback from his employer, artist Pierre Daura executed a series of portraits in the late 1940s and early 1950s of fellow employees at the college where he taught. The reason for his employer’s disapproval—the staff who Daura invited to sit for him were Black. Join American art fellow Regina Palm as she delves into the history and symbolism behind Good Henry.

Good Henry, Pierre Daura (American, born Spain, 1896 - 1976), 1947, Oil on canvas, 27 1/8 x 21 1/8 in. (68.9 x 53.7 cm), sight,  Gift of Martha Daura, 97.5.7

.5 CPE/GT for Educators. To obtain your certificate please register, attend the lecture, and email Sarah Chavarria at sarah.chavarria@samuseum.org.

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