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An Art Historian on on Prudence Heward’s Dark Girl

The National Gallery of Canada commissioned a short video of Slavery North Director, Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson, analyzing Prudence Heward’s painting Dark Girl (1935).

An Art Historian on Prudence Heward’s Dark Girl accompanies the exhibition Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment, on view at the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa, Ontario) until August 20, 2023. This video is available in English audio with English subtitles and English audio with French subtitles.


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Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson Director & Provost Professor of Art History

Is supported in this work by wonderful Research Assistants, an esteemed Advisory Board, affiliated centres, and dedicated staff at the University of Massachusetts.

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