Ellen Emmet Rand In UConn Exhibit

Art: ‘The Business of Bodies: Ellen Emmet Rand (1875 -1941) And The Persuasion of Portraiture’
Portrait of Lois Whitbeck by Ellen Emmet Rand at The William Benton Museum of Art

One day Ellen Emmet Rand’s paintings will be viewed on their merit and not because a woman did them. In spite of the show’s long-winded title, the work stands on its own. The eminent American portraitist was a gifted painter and an independent woman. Her work speaks for itself in a current exhibit of her portraits at University of Connecticut’s Benton Museum of Art.

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