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Art historian to talk modern exhibition practices in Amercian art museums during April 2 lecture

March 27, 2012

Overwhelmed: Salon-Style Picture Hangs and the Limits of our Historical ImaginationEsteemed art historian Kristina Wilson will visit NIU to speak at 5 p.m. Monday, April 2, in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building.

In a presentation titled, “Overwhelmed: Salon-Style Picture Hangs and the Limits of our Historical Imagination,” Wilson will discuss modern exhibition practices in American art museums. All are welcome.

Wilson, an associate professor of art history at Clark University, is the winner of the 2011 Smithsonian Institution Charles C. Eldredge Prize for distinguished scholarship in American art.

The event is part of the 2011-2012 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Lectures in Art History Series, hosted by the Art History Division and funded in part by the NIU School of Art Visiting Artists and Scholars Program.

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