Winslow Homer: American Passage – an evening with curator and author William R. Cross at the Sawyer Free Library

Cape Ann Community

TheGloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Libraryis pleased to welcome curator and local authorWilliam R. Crossfor a discussion of his bookWinslow Homer: American Passageson Thursday, May 26 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Cross’ newly published bookWinslow Homer: American Passageis a definitive biography of the painter. It studies Homer in the context of how his life as an artist was shaped by the turbulent, dramatic political times he lived through, from the Panic of 1837 to the Civil War and Reconstruction. Filmmaker Ken Burns (The Civil War) comments that curator/author William Cross “has done an admirable job bringing to life this most American of painters.Finally, Winslow Homer’s brilliant work and fascinating life are united in one volume.

During this special presentation, Cross will discuss Homer and his art, illustrated with slides of images and photos collected from his research.

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