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A Conversation between John Elderfield and Michael Fried

Wednesday, November 8, 2006
6:30 p.m.

John Elderfield, The Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, and organizer of the exhibition Manet and the Execution of Maximilian, and Michael Fried, the J.R. Herbert Boone Professor in the Humanities, Krieger School of Arts and Science, The Johns Hopkins University, and author of the critically acclaimed Manet's Modernism: or, the Face of Painting in the 1860s, discuss the Maximilian paintings and Manet's importance to the history of modern art.

Photo courtesy of Miriam Berkley

Special Exhibitions Programs: Manet and the Execution of Maximilian (2)

  1. Edouard Manet. <i>The Execution of Emperor Maximilian</i>. 1868–69. Oil on canvas, 99 3/16 x 118 7/8" (252 x 302 cm). Kunsthalle, Mannheim. Photo: Kunsthalle Mannheim, Margita Wickenhäuser

    Representing Politics and the Spectacle of War

  2. Manet_MichaelFried-Elderfield_110806_MiriamBerkley.jpg

    A Conversation between John Elderfield and Michael Fried

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