Public Program, Author Talk Monument Man: The Life & Art of Daniel Chester French registration required 2 May 2020.Saturday, 4:00PM - 5:00PM There is a pre-talk reception at 3:30. Harold Holzer There is a $10 per person fee (no charge for MHS Fellows and Members, EBT or ConnectorCare cardholders). Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets//daniel_chester_french_cropped.jpg
The artist who created the statue for the Lincoln Memorial, John Harvard in Harvard Yard, and The Minute Man in Concord, Massachusetts, Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) is America's best-known sculptor of public monuments. Harold Holzer presents the first comprehensive biography of this fascinating figure and his illustrious career, providing a nuanced study of a preeminent artist whose evolution ran parallel to, and deeply influenced, the development of American sculpture, iconography, and historical memory. close