Express Talk: American Hustle

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Early American portrait painters learned to leverage their minimal training so that they could make a living on their work. Educator Sam Ramos facilitates this conversation exploring folk portraiture and the uniquely American art of the hustle.

Portrait of man, black coat, white collar, hand in book
Cornelius Allerton, 1821/22
Ammi Phillips

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