CLARK ART INSTITUTE OFFERS ‘LOOKING AT LUNCHTIME’ GALLERY TALK

For Immediate Release
January 26, 2016
 
Williamstown, Massachusetts—Three oil paintings by George Inness (American, 1825–1894) included in the exhibition An Eye for Excellence: Twenty Years of Collecting are the subject of a “Looking at Lunchtime” gallery talk at the Clark Art Institute on Tuesday, February 9 at 12:30 pm. The thirty-minute talk will be held in the Clark Center special exhibition galleries and is free with paid admission.

Graduate Curatorial Intern Annemarie Iker discusses Scene at Durham, an Idyll (1882–85), New Jersey Landscape (1891), and Autumn in Montclair (c. 1894), all given to the Clark by Frank and Katherine Martucci in 2013.

ABOUT THE CLARK

The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of more than 240,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. For more information, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.

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