Delve into exceptional art collections in Philadelphia and its environs accompanied by art historian Jason LaFountain. 

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 <i>Diamond Shoal</i>, Winslow Homer (1836-1910). Credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art  <i>The Drowning</i>, N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945). Credit: Brandywine River Museum  Winterthur's Port Royal Parlor.  Credit: Gavin Ashworth  Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library. Credit: Bob Leitch  Philadelphia’s dramatic skyline. Credit: B. Krist for GPTMC  Philadelphia Museum of Art. Credit: B. Krist for GPTMC  The modern architecture of The Barnes Foundation/Philadelphia  Gallery at The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia. Credit: R. Kennedy for GPTMC

American Art in Philadelphia

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Delve into exceptional art collections in Philadelphia and its environs accompanied by art historian Jason LaFountain. 

or Call 855-330-1542

Mar 6 - 10, 2017 Departure
Jason LaFountain

Jason LaFountain

Jason LaFountain is Lecturer in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He received his Ph.D. in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University, where his studies focused on American art from the sixteenth century to the present and early modern European art. He has received numerous fellowships, grants, and awards, including a Wyeth Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art and a pre-doctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Jason recently completed work on A Companion to American Art, a co-edited volume of thirty-five new essays about the study of American art in the early 21st century, published by Wiley-Blackwell in 2015. His writings and reviews have appeared in American Art, caa.reviews, Common-Place, and The New England Quarterly, and he has contributed to Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors' A New Literary History of America (2009), Andrea Feeser, Maureen Goggin, and Beth Tobin's The Materiality of Color (2012), and William Barcham and Ronit Milano's Happiness or Its Absence in Art (2013).