Thursday, October 31, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Barbara and Theodore Alfond Auditorium (Auditorium G36)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2019-10-31 19:00:00 2019-10-31 20:30:00 Life in the Art World: Life Magazine and Modern Art 10/31/2019 7:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Life magazine was a champion of American modernism, actively promoting the work of a wide range of 20th-century artists, including Thomas Hart Benton, Hyman Bloom, Stuart Davis, Helen Frankenthaler, Marsden Hartley, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, and Andrew Wyeth. Explore Life’s mid-century commissions, exhibitions, and coverage of modern American art, including both abstract expressionism and figurative art, and see how Life magazine shaped the public and the critical reception of modern art in the United States.

Melissa Renn, collections manager, HBS Art and Artifacts Collection, Harvard Business School

Past Dates and Times

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Ticket Information

Multi-session course packages are available. See all multi-session courses.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies


M&T Bank, Wilmington Trust logo

Courses Sponsor