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The Woman in Whistler's White. Joanna Hiffernan

Exhibition February 26 − May 22, 2022
The Royal Academy of Arts, London holds an exhibition "The Woman in White Whistler. Joanna Hiffernan.".

The extensive exhibit reveals Joanna Hiffernan's role in James Whistler's career and demonstrates how Whistler's revolutionary paintings depicting Joanna influenced other artists, from the Pre-Raphaelites to Gustav Klimt. "The "face" of the exhibition was the painting, "Symphony in White No. 1. The Girl in White". Museums in London, Stockholm, Philadelphia and Michigan provided works for the project.

Whistler and Hiffernan's relationship was deeper than artist and muse. The exhibition also explores the role of friend, collaborator, lover, and model, as their close professional and personal relationship lasted more than two decades.

Prepared according to the materials of the website Royal Academy of Arts, London.