Symposium: "Anders Zorn: Sweden's Master Painter"
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Anders Zorn, Omnibus, 1891–1892. Oil on canvas. Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. Photo © Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
Florence Gould Theater
Moderated by James A. Ganz, Curator of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, this daylong series of discussions and lectures will bring experts together to talk about the work and life of Anders Zorn. Topics to be explored include Zorn's house and family, his watercolors, how his work relates to John Singer Sargent's, and more.
The afternoon lectures will begin with a choral performance led by Ragnar Bohlin, director of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus.
Expert speakers include Johan Cederlund (director of the Zornmuseet, Mora, Sweden), Per Hedström (deputy director of collections at the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm), Hans Henrik Brummer (former director of the Zornmuseet), Birgitta Sandström (former director of the Zormuseet), and Pedro Westerdahl (senior specialist of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture, Bukowskis, Stockholm). .
Tickets go on sale on December 15, 2013
$35 | $10 members
Tickets include same-day admission to Anders Zorn: Sweden’s Master Painter.
Contact InformationGregory Stock
Anders Zorn: Sweden's Master Painter is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Zornmuseet in association with the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. Honorary Patron: Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden. President’s Circle: The Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation and The Bernard Osher Foundation. Benefactor’s Circle: The Diana Nelson and John Atwater Family Foundation and Greta R. Pofcher. Patron’s Circle: Kristi and Art Haigh. Additional support provided by The American-Scandinavian Foundation and Peggy and Dick Mitchell. The symposium is made possible in part by support from the Consulate General of Sweden - San Francisco.