Mapping the American experience
PJ Brownlee, associate curator, Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Find out about genre paintings and the exquisitely detailed still-life paintings of flowers, letters, books and smoking pipes, which illustrate the social practices and material culture of daily life in 19th-century America.
This talk with be interpreted into Auslan for deaf and hearing impaired visitors.
Image: Jefferson David Chalfant The blacksmith 1900-07 (detail), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J Terra Art Acquisition Endowment Fund