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Events for the week of September 15th

  • Week of Sunday, September 15
 WorldCanvass: Art and the Face of War

WorldCanvass: Art and the Face of War

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us on Thursday, September 19, for “Art and the Face of War: Goya and Tolstoy,” the first program in the new season of WorldCanvass.  While Spanish painter and printmaker Francisco de Goya and Russian writer Leo Tolstoy were separated by time and space, the two created incomparable masterworks centered on the tragic events of the more than decade-long Napoleonic Wars.  We’ll view that momentous period of human struggle and suffering through Goya’s shocking collection of prints called ...