Harry Ransom Center presents Frank Reaugh's Life and Work
Frank Reaugh was the most improbable of artists, a European-trained Impressionist whose body of work was devoted to Longhorn cattle and the West Texas landscape. With a life bookended by the American Civil War and World War II, he witnessed America’s dramatic transformation from a rural society to an urban-centered powerhouse.
This event will delve deeper into the Ransom Center's current exhibition, Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West, with an expert panel discussion about Reaugh. The Ransom Center’s own Curator of Art, Peter Mears, and Head of Exhibition Services Kenneth Grant will be joined by Rebecca Lawton, Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
The panel will explore the life and work of Frank Reaugh as they lead a lively discussion of this artist, inventor, and incurable wanderer.