Feb 04 2023


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Free with museum admission
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Curator Talk | The Spell of the Studio: Balthus’ “Portrait of Mrs. Cooley”, 1937

Balthus (1908–2001) is one of the most controversial European painters of the twentieth century. Little known during the 1930s, his status as a leading modern artist advanced with the Wadsworth’s crucial help. Join curator Oliver Tostmann as he explores the fascinating story behind the artist’s career and his reception on both sides of the Atlantic. Free with museum admission. Meet in front of the Museum Shop.


Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main Street Hartford, CT 06103


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