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Opening Night in Lehmiche's Barn, 1945



The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fundexpand_more  45.30

Audrey Freeman trained at the Minneapolis School of Art (now Minneapolis College of Art and Design) and at the Art Students League in New York. This scene depicts a rural barn that offered theater and dance events for the community. Freeman’s later work as a restorer of miniatures and dolls seems foreshadowed here. Her careful attention to the lively figures wearing brilliantly colored clothing makes for a dazzling composition.

Opening Night in Lehmiche's Barn
Artist Life
1920 - 2008
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Curator Approved

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