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Rust Belt Program

Rust Belt Art Icons: Then and Now

In the 1930s the main field of action for American painters moved from the East Coast to the Midwest and to the challenge of transforming Rust Belt scenes into American icons. This talk by Prof. Henry Adams of Case Western Reserve University will discuss how major American painters of the 1930s responded to this mission as well as how painters are dealing with this challenge today.

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Oct 26 2023


4:15 pm - 6:15 pm


Pritchard Room in the Library