18 Jan

Art Gallery Opening: VISIONS OF FRANCE: Drawings and Prints from the David Orr ’57 Collection

  • January 18, 2019
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 504 S Grant Ave, Crawfordsville, IN, USA [ get directions ]
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Art Gallery Opening: VISIONS OF FRANCE: Drawings and Prints from the David Orr ’57 Collection

Louis Orr (1876 – 1966), uncle of David Orr ’57, is one of America’s great 20thcentury printmakers. Known for his master etchings of architecture and seaports, Orr’s most renowned work was a print he made of the Cathedral of Reims in France in 1917. As an official artist of the French Army, he sketched the cathedral while it was being actively bombed by Germany during World War I. In 1919 he was honored by France with the title of Chevalier(knight) of the French Legion of Honor and in 1930, with the title of Officier. He lived and worked in France for much of his career.

The Reception will be held on January 18th, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
The Gallery will run from January 21th to May 12th.
The Event is free and open to the public. It is also wheelchair accessible.

  • Art Gallery Opening: VISIONS OF FRANCE: Drawings and Prints from the David Orr ’57 Collection