Hollis Clayson ’68

French House Virtual Lecture Series: Hollis Clayson ’68

Outsider Nocturnes: American Visions of the City of Light by Night
Feb 24, 2021, 2:30 PM
Free and open to the public

Join Wellesley’s French House in welcoming writer and historian Hollis Clayson ’68 for a virtual lecture.

Please register in advance.

Hollis Clayson ’68 is Professor Emerita of Art History and Bergen Evans Professor Emerita in the Humanities at Northwestern University. She has published widely on Paris-based art practices, including the French capital’s large population of artists from elsewhere. Her books include Painted Love: Prostitution in French Art of the Impressionist Era (1991); Paris in Despair: Art and Everyday Life Under Siege (1870-71)(2002); co-edited with André Dombrowski, Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century? Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900, (2016); and Paris Illuminated: Essays on Art and Lighting in the Belle Époque, (2019). Her current book project considers the visibility and reception of the Eiffel Tower.

For more information, please contact:

Abi Sandy (as110@wellesley.edu); Marie-Cecile Ganne-Schiermeier (mgannesc@wellesley.edu)

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Hollis Clayson ’68