Ogden Minton Pleissner was a twentieth century American artist known both for his fishing and hunting themed sporting pictures as well as his landscapes. Pleissner’s love of nature and various sporting activities remained a constant presence in the paintings he produced throughout his artistic career. Gibbes Museum presents the Ogden Pleissner Symposium on January 18, 2019, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Scheduled for the opening weekend of the exhibition Lying in Wait, the Gibbes Museum will bring together experts and scholars to delve into the work and personal life of Ogden Pleissner. Speakers include Thomas Denenberg, executive director, Shelburne Museum; Daniel Vivian, author and associate professor and chair, Department of Historic Preservation, College of Design, University of Kentucky; Pleissner collectors Sam Webb and Josh Clark; and CJ Lotz, research editor, Garden & Gun.
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