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Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Rackstraw Downes


Rackstraw Downes, Henry Hudson Bridge Substructure, A.M./ P.M., 2006. Oil on canvas, 39 x 32 inches (Part I, A.M, of the diptych)

Rackstraw Downes, Henry Hudson Bridge Substructure, A.M./ P.M., 2006. Oil on canvas, 39 x 32 inches (Part I, A.M, of the diptych)

British-born artist, teacher, editor and writer Rackstraw Downes will speak on “Thoughts of a Painter” April 30. There will be a reception at 5:30 p.m., and the lecture begins at 6 p.m. at the Cosmopolitan Club at 122 East 66th Street in New York City. Tickets are $50, and a portion of the proceeds benefit the Archives of American Art. Checks or credit cards preferred. Club attire: jackets and ties for gentlemen.

This was an artcritical PIC in April 2009.


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