Docent Art Talk: Bouguereau from Paris to Tucson Presented by Kem Blanchard

Bouguereau was a successful French academic painter admired by Gilded Age art collectors for their home picture galleries. He was a popular teacher for hundreds of American artists and advocated for the inclusion of women in the fine art schools and ateliers of Paris. We’ll explore his artistic career through his paintings, held today in […]

Docent Art Talk: Toulouse-Lautrec: Montmartre’s Premier Artist-Observer of Belle-Epoque Presented by Harry Hakanson

In conjunction with TMA’s hundredth year celebration, this Art Talk is dedicated to Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. Toulouse-Lautrec was Montmartre’s premier artist-observer of Belle Epoque. We will spend time discussing his life, the Cafe-Concert scene, and the culture of celebrity that was Montmartre. In doing so, we will examine his paintings, watercolors, lithographs, and posters that immortalized […]