During World War I, participating governments often commissioned artists to create pictorial records of the war for propaganda or commemorative purposes. This talk will consider the privileges and challenges of the official War Artist role by exploring three prints on display in the exhibition THE GREAT WAR: Printmakers of World War I that evoke firsthand experiences of the global conflict.
Cost: Free, no registration required
with With Kristie Couser, Curatorial Assistant for the Paul Mellon Collections
Tue, Sep 9, 11 – 11:30 am, or Sep 11, 6:30 – 7 pm
Meet at Visitor Services Desk