While frequently studied from the point of view of cognitive psychology and pedagogy, art by children has not been seriously addressed by art historians.
Organized by Krannert Art Museum and the Phillips Collection, Washington, D. C.
Exhibition sponsored in part by Fox Development Corporation
When We Were Young juxtaposed selected childhood works of preeminent historical artists with modern and contemporary children's drawings to demonstrate their visual richness and inventiveness and to explore the criteria used for assessing prodigious artistic talent in the very young.
5:30 pm: Gallery Conversation with exhibition curator Jonathan Fineberg
Guest curator: Jonathan Fineberg