Thursday, November 15
Lecture is at 7 PM, doors at 6:30 PM
Free and open to the public
Author and art historian Nancy Ramage, great-great niece of the Cone sisters, will give a talk, “Matisse and Old Lace: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore” for the exhibition opening event forCollecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore. Ramage is a gifted storyteller whose anecdotes and memories were handed down by her mother, Ellen Hirschland, who grew up quite close to her great-aunt Etta. Together, Ramage and her mother researched and wrote the definitive book, The Cone Sisters of Baltimore: Collecting at Full Tilt(Northwestern University Press, 2008). Ramage is the Charles A. Dana Professor of the Humanities and Arts Emerita at Ithaca College.
Reception with cash bar to follow. Free and open to the public. Museum entrances and pavilions will open at 6:30 PM. Seating is limited. Lecture at 7 PM. Reception with cash bar to follow.
For more information, visit: http://nasher.duke.edu/
IMAGE: Henri Matisse in his apartment at the Place Charles-Felix in Nice, 1934. Henri Matisse Archive. All works by Henri Matisse seen in archival photograph © 2011. Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York