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Evelyn Longman, Sculptor
Join us for an online presentation focusing on the remarkable achievements of sculptor Evelyn Beatrice Longman, the only female student and assistant in the studio of Daniel Chester French. The two artists shared a close professional and personal relationship, which is documented in letters and photographs. This talk will highlight the many intersections and cross-currents between their works, including the exquisite Slocum Memorial in Forest Hills Cemetery. Dana Pilson is a curatorial researcher at Chesterwood. She recently published the article “’Write it Large on the Wall!’ The Sculptors Evelyn Beatrice Longman and Daniel Chester French” in the June 2021 issue of Fine Art Connoisseur, and she also curated an accompanying online exhibition, accessible through Chesterwood’s website: chesterwood.org.

Feb 27, 2022 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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