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Finding Himself: Emil Carlsen's Unpublished London Journal & Artistic Method from The Gott Collection
For SCNY Members on Zoom
Sponsored by the Program Committee

Lecture presenting newly uncovered materials on Danish-American artist, Salmagundi member (1903-1932) and former president (1919-1920), Emil Carlsen (1848-1932). The treasure trove of material originates from unpublished materials within the Gott Collection of Fairfield, CT. The collection contains privately held letters, paintings, sketchbooks, glass negatives and more on the artist and his son Dines Carlsen (1901-1966).

Presented by the director of Emil Carlsen Archives, William Indursky, a fellow Salmagundi member, the lecture shares unpublished and unknown Emil Carlsen material exploring one of Carlsen's transitional moments in his life 1899-1900 in London. Carlsen was exploring the important changes affecting the turn-of-the-century, as well as, reading and writing his seminal work on tempera painting. Follow Carlsen's travels through England, explore his painting method and leave thoughtful insights into his technique including his special medium.

Aug 6, 2020 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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