James Tissot: Fashion and Faith Closing Weekend Symposium
February 8, 2020, 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
James Tissot, "Holyday (The Picnic)," ca. 1876. © Tate, London 2019
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Theater
Bringing together a distinguished group of international museum curators and scholars, join us at our 2-part symposium to celebrate the closing weekend of the exhibition James Tissot: Fashion and Faith.
10:30 am — Holly Clayson; Maritime Commerce in Tissot's Thames Pictures
11 am — Nancy Rose Marshall; Chicks with Guns: Tissot’s The Crack Shot and Women’s Relationship to Firearms
11:30 am — Break
noon — Lucy Paquette: James Tissot and ‘the little class’ of the Belle Époque
12:30 pm— Anthea Callen: "The Impresario": Degas - or Tissot?
1 pm— Break
2:30 pm— Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy Blache; film screening, 30 min.
Free after General Admission. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco offers free general admission every Saturday for all residents of the nine Bay Area counties. Free tickets to the symposium will be distributed an hour prior to the first lecture.
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