Memorial Hall Library

American Painting and Sculpture in the 1940s

Jacob Lawrence, Kibitzers, 1948, egg tempera on Masonite, gift from the Childe Hassam Fund of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1951.3

Join Assistant Curator Stephanie Sparling Williams for a close look at several works in the Addison’s permanent collection made in the 1940s. Explore works by artists such as Josef Albers, Jacob Lawrence, Jackson Pollock, Hans Hofmann, and Irene Rice Pereira, and engage in an intimate conversation with the curator and those in attendance. Space is limited. Registration required.

Meet in the lobby of the Addison Gallery of American Art on the campus of Phillips Academy. A collaboration of the Addison Gallery and Memorial Hall Library.