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Lecture on artist communities at Contemporary Art Gallery April 7

Contact: Christina Chapple


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University visual arts instructor Sarah Wiseman will present a lecture on artist communities as part of the university’s “Let’s Talk Art” series.

     The campus and community are invited to Wiseman’s lecture on April 7, 3 p.m., at the Contemporary Art Gallery in East Strawberry Stadium.

     She will discuss the cultural importance of artist communities, comparing a variety of communities, such as those in Giverny, France; Cos Cob, Conn., and Dachau, Germany, where artists such as Claude Monet, John Henry Twachtman, and Max Liebermann gathered and painted.

     The lecture is the second in the “Let’s Talk Art” series co-sponsored by Southeastern's Department of Visual Arts and the Friends of Sims Library.

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