Please join us for a FREE opening lecture by Dr. Patrick Rowe followed by a members-only reception for the exhibition Daumier: Art for the Masses.
Friday, October 14, 2011
in the Museum's Steiner Auditorium
Dr. Patrick M. Rowe. Lender to the Daumier exhibition, will present a lecture entitled Art for the Masses. Dr. Rowe will describe how the Industrial Revolution and increased literacy allowed people with a low or moderate income to acquire art created by master printmakers.
Dr. Rowe has taught at Florida State University, the University of West Florida, and Pensacola State College. He specializes in Etruscan and Roman art and archaeology, as well as the history of printmaking during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. From 1976 until 2002, he excavated at the Etrusco-Roman site of Cetamura in Italy. Currently, he is organizing exhibitions of drawings, lithographs, wood engravings, and woodblock prints from his private collection.
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