Winslow Homer: Witness

Exhibition August 31, 2019 − January 5, 2020
Find out how the work of the famous American artist Winslow Homer for the illustrated periodical Harper's Weekly helped shape the later career.

During the Civil War, Winslow Homer worked as a Harper's correspondent. His sketches of soldiers, both in battle on the front line and in the more peaceful moments in the camp, were reproduced to accompany the stories of the conflict magazine.

While in the war as a correspondent artist, Homer developed the skills of graphic strategies that informed his work in other media. In addition to following these links,exhibition It addresses the broader issues that Homer poses about the responsibility of artists working in wartime periods.