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Free for Members of the Women’s History Council
After a distinguished career as a historian, Nell Painter—the Edwards Professor Emerita of American History at Princeton—became a visual artist. “Using found images and digital manipulation,” Painter writes, “I reconfigure the past and revision myself through self-portraits. After a life of historical truth and political engagement with American society, my artwork represents freedom.” Painter joins Valerie Paley, chief historian and director of New-York Historical’s Center for Women’s History, for a conversation about her own practice and the intersection of art and history.
The Skylight Gallery at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
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