What: Superbly Independent: Early California Paintings. 93 landscape paintings by three pioneer Western women painters; catalog, color illustrations with essays by Jean Stern, Erica Esau and Julie Armistead.
Too often, tenacious and talented early women artists receive less attention from the art world than their male counterparts; this exhibition intends to balance the scales of artistic scholarship by focusing on the abilities of these three deserving artists.
Who: Artists Annie Harmon, Mary Deneale Morgan, and Marion K. Wachtel
When: July 25- September 19
Opening Events: Sunday, July 25, at 2 p.m.
Lecture by Southern California art historian Erika Esau, author of Images of the Pacific Rim: Australia and California, 1850-1935.
Public Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For additional information contact: Hedi Donner at 925-631-4069
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*Marion Kavanaugh Wachtel
Long Lake, Sierra Nevada
oil on canvas
20 x 26"
Collection of The Irvine Museum