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May Artful Thursday: Sargent’s Eye for Fashion

Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Public Poetry at Museum of Fine Arts - Caroline Wiess Law Building, Houston Tx

May 15 2014
May Artful Thursday: Sargent’s Eye for Fashion

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents its May Artful Thursday program: Sargent’s Eye for Fashion. May 15, at 6:30pm.  Presented by Chiara Colombi, PhD, researcher in fashion design at Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

John Singer Sargent, an acclaimed portraitist of the Belle Epoque and the Gilded Age, depicted the trendsetting upper and middle class of Europe and America—especially expatriate Americans who settled in Paris after the Civil War. He also traveled the European continent and America extensively, capturing the landscapes. Regardless of the subject, Sargent always kept his eye on

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