Joseph G. Brin, Architect & Writer

Henry Ossawa Tanner, Painter, 1859-1937

In Artist Profile on February 6, 2012 at 3:58 am

“We never speak of Tanner in terms of racial difference…The United States is very different from the French way of considering Tanner,” says Sylvie Patry, “conservateur en chef” of painting at the Musee d’Orsay in Paris, France. She’s in Philadelphia for the opening of “Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit” at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA-Jan. 28-April 15, 2012)…

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