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One of the ways Impressionists artists completely revolutionized the art world was in their adoption of new painting materials. By using different brushes and modern pigments, the Impressionists were able to create art that was recognizably distinctive from Academic art.

Dr. Colleen Yarger joined the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 2010. She received a PhD in art history from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014, an MA in art history from Syracuse University in 2009, and a BS in art education and art history from Nazareth College of Rochester in 2007. Most recently, Yarger has served as co-curator of Hollar’s Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection and was the site curator for VMFA banner exhibition Napoleon: Power and Splendor. Previously, she served as the Research Specialist for the Mellon Collections at VMFA.

This program is a part of the Centuries of Art series, brought to you in partnership by Williamsburg Regional Library, the Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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