Dr. Mary McAuliffe | The Frick Pittsburgh | Lecture | Pittsburgh City Paper

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Dr. Mary McAuliffe

Gain more insight into the Frick Pittsburgh exhibition Street Photography to Surrealism: The Golden Age of Photography in France, 1900-1945 with a special lecture by Dr. Mary McAuliffe. The historian and author has taught at several universities, lectured at the Smithsonian Institution, and written extensively about Paris. Her 2018 book, Paris on the Brink, provides a detailed history of the art, fashion, literature, and politics of 1930s Paris by focusing on influential figures such as Jean Renoir, Salvador Dalí, Simone de Beauvoir, André Gide, Sylvia Beach, and Léon Blum. McAuliffe will use her extensive knowledge to bring historical perspective and context to the exhibition.

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