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Symposium: Anders Zorn: Sweden's Master Painter

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Omnibus, 1891–1892 Oil On Canvas. Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. Photo © Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
Symposium: Anders Zorn: Sweden's Master Painter

Clement St & 34th Ave
Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121
January 25th, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
WEBSITE:  
http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Marina/Presidio
EMAIL:  
contact@famsf.org
PHONE:  
415-750-3600
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sun 9:30-5:15
COST:  
$35 | $10 members; Tickets include same-day admission to 'Anders Zorn: Sweden’s Master Painter'

DESCRIPTION

Moderated by James A. Ganz, Curator of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, this daylong series of discussions and lectures will bring experts together to talk about the work and life of Anders Zorn. Topics to be explored include Zorn's house and family, his watercolors, how his work relates to John Singer Sargent's, and more.

The afternoon lectures will begin with a choral performance led by Ragnar Bohlin, director of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus.

Expert speakers include Johan Cederlund (director of the Zornmuseet, Mora, Sweden), Per Hedström (deputy director of collections at the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm), Hans Henrik Brummer (former director of the Zornmuseet), Birgitta Sandström (former director of the Zormuseet), and Pedro Westerdahl (senior specialist of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture, Bukowskis, Stockholm).

Sponsor

Anders Zorn: Sweden's Master Painter is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Zornmuseet in association with the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. Honorary Patron: Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden. President’s Circle: The Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation and The Bernard Osher Foundation. Benefactor’s Circle: The Diana Nelson and John Atwater Family Foundation and Greta R. Pofcher. Patron’s Circle: Kristi and Art Haigh. Additional support provided by The American-Scandinavian Foundation and Peggy and Dick Mitchell.