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“Jamie Wyeth: Get Into Reality” topic of Aug. 20 Champlain Society discussion at College of the Atlantic

BAR HARBOR, MAINE —  The new Jamie Wyeth retrospective at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is at the heart of a talk to be given at College of the Atlantic by the show’s curator, Dr. Elliot Bostwick Davis.

Davis, the John Moors Cabot Chair at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston, curated the 2014 Jamie Wyeth retrospective, which spans six decades of Wyeth’s career. Davis will discuss the Maine artist’s various modes of representational painting in the context of art past and present during her talk, titled “Jamie Wyeth: Get Into Reality,” 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center. A reception catered by Sassafrass follows the lecture.

The evening is open to members of COA’s Champlain Society. For more information, call COA’s Dean of…

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