Vision & Dignity: The Art of George Hand Wright

Westport Museum for History and Culture

August 15, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Opening Reception: August 15 at 6 pm.
Vision & Dignity: The Art of George Hand Wright, is a retrospective that examines the work and life of the Pennsylvania-born artist who moved his home and studio to the then-sleepy farm town of Westport, Connecticut in 1908.

Noted not only for his illustrations but his etchings and pastel work, as well as for producing war posters for the American government during World War I, Wright managed to portray the dignity of everyday life and everyday people without irony or judgement. With almost journalistic objectivity, the integrity of Wright’s pieces speak strongly to viewers observing his pieces today some one hundred years after they were produced.

Contact Name: Barbara

Contact Email: AssistantDirector@westporthistory.org

Contact Phone: 203-222-1424

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This event is free of charge.

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Westport Museum for History and Culture
25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880

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