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Darien Library Presents The Remarkable Life and Art of David Hockney with Page Knox on March 10

Darien Library presents a lecture looking at the most iconic works and key moments of painter David Hockney’s exceptional career. Art historian Page Knox will discuss the timeline of Hockney’s creative journey from his early experiments with modernist abstraction in the 1960s to his most recent work with jewel-toned landscapes.

This virtual event will take place on Monday, March 10 at 7 p.m. Register at darienlibrary.org/event/4881.

About Page Knox 

Page Knox is an adjunct professor in the Art History Department of Columbia University, where she received her PhD in 2012. She works in a variety of capacities at the Metropolitan Museum of Art giving public gallery talks and lectures in special exhibitions as well as the permanent collection, teaching classes at the museum, and leading groups for Travel with the Met.

Page graduated from Yale University and was a double major in Art History and Economics. Upon graduation, Page spent her twenties in the financial world. Before returning to graduate school, she worked at the Yale Center for British Art. At Columbia, she received a PhD with a focus in American Art, while her minor field was Renaissance painting, specifically Leonardo da Vinci. Her dissertation, Scribner's Monthly 1870-1881: Illustrating a New American Art World, explored the significant expansion of illustration in print media during the 1870s, using Scribner's Monthly as a lens to examine how the medium changed the general aesthetic in American art in the late nineteenth century.

She continues to publish and lecture at various conferences on the subject and is a contributing author for a recently released textbook on the history of illustration. In addition to her Art Humanities class, she also teaches summer courses at Columbia that focuses on American Art and Trans-Atlantic Exchange during the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

 

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