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Fine Arts Lecture Series: Wives, Partners, & Rivals

  • Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities 555 East Connecticut Avenue Southern Pines, NC, 28387 United States (map)

Before the #MeToo movement or even the 1963 publication of Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique, a number of women artists astonished the art world establishment and public expectations with their talent and grit. These lectures will examine the accomplishments of five notable women who produced paintings and textile art that were every bit as original as the much heralded art of their male counterparts. Two of the women were married to painters who led the first modern art movement in America, but Lee Krasner Pollock and Elaine de Kooning were undeterred by their husbands’ celebrity and painted radically innovative work throughout their lives. A third, Frida Kahlo, began her career in the shadow of her famous husband, Diego Rivera, but today may be more widely recognized than he for paintings about her own life and Mexican heritage.

Join us for this three part lecture series presented by the Arts Council of Moore County & Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities. COST (per lecture): $15 for ACMC & Weymouth Members / $20 for Non-members

All lectures will be presented at Weymouth Center (555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines).

Space is limited. Please register now with full payment at the Arts Council’s offices (Campbell House, 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines) or by calling 910-692-ARTS (2787).

For additional information, call 910-692-ARTS (2787) or visit

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