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Mitchell Gallery Exhibit Being Human: Portraits from the Syracuse University Art Museum – Book Club

October 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In person! Discussion of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, led by St. John’s College Assistant Dean and tutor Robert Abbott. Free. Registration required. Online tour of the exhibition precedes the book club meeting at 2:30 p.m.


Being Human: Portraits from the Syracuse University Art Museum

September 2–October 16, 2022

Portraiture is often defined as the art of depicting exact likeness or appearance, yet it varies greatly through time and place, in cultures and traditions. The crafting of a subject’s identity may challenge our expectations and assumptions about what form a portrait can take. This exhibition of portraits, ranging from Elizabeth Catlett, Kalyani Devi, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Dorothea Lange, Ben Shahn, Max Weber, and others, displays a visual dialogue between both artist and artist, and artist and viewer, a place to begin a conversation.

This exhibition is curated by Syracuse University Art Museum and organized by Lucinda Dukes Edinberg and Thomas May.

See the Being Human exhibition in the online gallery


October 13
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Mitchell Gallery
60 College Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
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