"Mary Cassatt in France"
"Mary Cassatt in France" Susan Courtney will speak about the American artist, Mary Cassatt,and her journey to becoming a professional artist in a strict academic system that was opposed to women artists. Susan will share her own history in working on her play, "Girl In Blue Armchair" which portrays Mary's struggle to be an artist in Paris in the late 1800's and the influence of her family and her mentor, Edgar Degas, on Mary's life and art. Images will be shown of Mary's work,her various residences in Paris and Mesnil-Theribus, present-day Cassatt family members, as well as video clips of Susan's play.
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$250 per lecture. Expenses.
Video Projector and Screen (for PowerPoint Presentation from laptop)
9 Stephens Lane, Valhalla, New York 10595