Opening this week, The Critique of Reason: Romantic Art, 1760–1860

Dear Docents,

Reminder: Wednesday, March 4, from 4 to 6 pm, you are invited to preview the exhibition at the Yale University Art Gallery. Each of you are already registered with the YUAG Membership office. Enjoy!

All best,
Jaime

George Stubbs, A Lion Attacking a Horse, 1762, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

George Stubbs, A Lion Attacking a Horse, 1762, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

4 March–6 March EXHIBITION OPENING

Opening this week, The Critique of Reason: Romantic Art, 1760–1860 is the first major collaborative exhibition between the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art. The exhibition offers an unprecedented opportunity to bring together treasures of the Romantic art movement from the collections of both museums. More than three hundred paintings, sculptures, medals, watercolors, drawings, prints, and photographs will be on view at the Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel Street, from March 6 through July 26, 2015.

On Wednesday, March 4, from 4 to 6 pm, members are invited to preview the exhibition. Registration is required (+1 203.432.9658, art.members@yale.edu).

On Thursday, March 5, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Joseph Leo Koerner, Yale BA 1980, the Victor S. Thomas Professor of the History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, will deliver the opening lecture, Song without Words: The Romantic Experience.

Both the preview and lecture will take place at the Yale University Art Gallery.

Contact:
+1 203 432 2800
Yale Center for British Art
1080 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520

 

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