Lecture- Gravitas and Gravity: Eric Fischl’s Tumbling Woman II

Posted on Nov 8, 2014

HelenLunder Conservation Center presents

Gravitas and Gravity: Eric Fischl’s Tumbling Woman II
An Evening with Objects Conservator, Helen Ingalls

Smithsonian American Art Museum & National Portrait Gallery | McEvoy Auditorium | November 18, 6:00 PM

Join objects conservator, Helen Ingalls, as she presents a lecture on Eric Fischl’s sculpture, Ten Breaths: Tumbling Woman II. Ms. Ingalls will discuss the artwork’s early history and subject matter, as well as its specialized fabrication process and the significance of its materiality. She will give the audience an inside account of how the piece was brought to the museum and how concerns of preservation and presentation were facilitated by ongoing dialogue between our staff and the artist.

Doors will open at 5:30 PM. Please enter the museum at 8th and G Street NW.

This program is free and open to the public. No tickets required.