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Arts talks highlight Indiana and Wyeth

July 17, 2009

Two talks, two locations, both about current exhibitions at the Farnsworth Art Museum, in Rockland.

• “Robert Indiana, Pop Master at the Farnsworth,” July 27, Bar Harbor
Art historian and exhibit co-curator John Wilmerding will talk about the renowned artist Robert Indiana at College of the Atlantic‘s Gates Community Center . The free talk begins at 6 p.m. Wilmerding, emeritus professor of American art at Princeton University, will offer an overview of Indiana’s career in conjunction with the
exhibit of the artist’s work at the Farnsworth.

• A Conversation with Jamie Wyeth, Aug. 5, Rockland
Artist Jamie Wyeth and interim director and chief curator Michael K. Komanecky will discuss the topic of human frailty as seen through Jamie Wyeth’s depiction of the theme, with seagulls as the protagonists, in his exhibition Jamie Wyeth—Seven Deadly Sins. The conversation will take place at 6 p.m., in the museum auditorium. A Q&A will follow. Admission is $20.