Gallery Talk: The Spell of the Studio: Balthus’ Portrait of Mrs. Cooley, 1937

When:
November 20, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Gallery Talk: The Spell of the Studio: Balthus’ Portrait of Mrs. Cooley, 1937

Balthus (1908-2001) is one of the most controversial European painters of the twentieth century. Little known during the 1930’s, the Wadsworth played a crucial role in advancing Balthus’s status as a leading modern artist. Join curator Oliver Tostmann as he explores the fascinating story behind the artist’s career and his reception on both sides of the Atlantic. Free with museum admission. Meet in front of the Museum Shop.