Enjoy four lectures inspired by the MFA’s Conservation in Action project to treat a major painting by Anglo-American artist Benjamin West, on view in Gallery 208. Get fascinating insights from experts on five expat artists famed for bridging the Atlantic.

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Above: James Abbot McNeill Whistler, Harmony in Flesh Colour and Red, about 1869. 60.1158. Oil and wax crayon on canvas. Emily L. Ainsley Fund.


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Lectures and Courses

Week 4 of 4
David Hockney: A Yorkshire Lad in LA
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
10:30 am12:00 pm

Explore the inspiration behind David Hockney’s artistic journey, one that has led him to be recognized as one of our greatest living artists.