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Frederick Oakes Sylvester: An American Artist in Nature

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Frederick Oakes Sylvester: An American Artist in Nature

Rivers are at the heart of American westward expansion, and although Frederick Oakes Sylvester is best known for his images of the Mississippi River, he also traveled to the American west and to Europe during his career. For this program Julie Dunn-Morton, Curator of Fine Art Collections, will explore the broad creative output of Missouri’s painter poet that reveals his deeply spiritual response to the beauties and mysteries he found in nature.