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Artwork Spotlight: Crescendo by Mervin Jules

Monday, August 17, 2020

6:00pm - 6:05pm

Artist and teacher Mervin Jules recevied a degree from the Maryland Institute of Fine Art and studied with Thomas Hart Benton at the Art Students League. He exhibited extensively in large museums across the country and was long-term professor at Smith College and at the City College of New York. He saw his work as social commentary, capturing the ordinary activities of the era.

[Mervin Jules (American, 1912-1994), Crescendo, 1949, Lithograph, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert A. Fisher, 1967.091]