Exhibition Talk: Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass
Alex Mann, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator at Telfair Museums, will talk with Carter curator Maggie Adler about how the Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano exhibition came together. They’ll also share information about the artists’ time in Italy and how Venice inspired their artistic experimentation at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. Following their conversation, both speakers will participate in a Q&A. Seating for the talk will be first-come, first-served.
Part of the July Second Thursday at the Carter.
Crawford Alexander Mann III is Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator at Telfair Museums in Savannah, Georgia. This recent appointment follows nearly five years as Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC, where he created the 2021 exhibition and catalogue Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano. Prior curatorial service includes the Chrysler Museum of Art (Norfolk, Va.) and the RISD Museum of Art (Providence, R.I.). He holds degrees from Yale University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has received research fellowships from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Terra Foundation for American Art, the Corning Museum of Glass, and other organizations. Mann studies American art within international dialogues and exchanges, from neoclassical sculpture and the Grand Tour to 20th-century African American and Asian American art. He has developed publications and exhibitions on Raphael, Thomas Cole, Georgia O’Keeffe, Thomas Hart Benton, Chiura Obata, and civil rights-era photography.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided during the talk.
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