Close Looking: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on William Etty

Close Looking: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on William Etty

Friday, September 14

1:30 PM

Yale Center for British Art
1080 Chapel Street
New Haven  Connecticut  06510
United States
Free & open to the public

A chance encounter with William Etty’s 1837 painting The Sirens and Ulysses at a museum in her hometown of Manchester, England inspired Jennifer Makumbi’s current novel-in-progress. Matthew Hargraves engages Makumbi in a conversation about her complex relationship with Etty’s work.

Co-sponsor: Yale Center for British Art