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Art Talk: Asher B. Durand: Leading Light of the American Landscape
September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Monday, September 27, 2021, 7 – 8:15 pm via Zoom
Presenter: Janet Mandel, Arts Educator
Asher B. Durand, master engraver and portraitist born in Maplewood, NJ, is widely acknowledged for his visionary contributions to early American landscape painting and became a leading force in the Hudson River School.
About Our Presenter: Janet Mandel taught in New Jersey’s public schools for 32 years, the last eighteen of which were at Columbia High School in Maplewood, where she taught English, art history, and World Languages and Cultures. Now retired, Janet presents illustrated talks on a variety of art history topics at adult schools, libraries, museums, senior centers, community centers, and similar venues.