Photo of Amanda Jirón-Murphy giving her last spotlight tour

Amanda Jirón-Murphy gives her last spotlight tour on Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1880-81. Photo: Sarah Osborne Bender

On her last day at the Phillips, Amanda says farewell the way she said hello, with a spotlight tour of, what else, Luncheon of the Boating Party. Who else can discuss the industrial revolution, the  advent of tubed oil paints, gallery lighting techniques, the history of the museum, quote T.J. Clarke and Émile Zola, use the word “higgledy-piggledy,” and include a healthy dose of fashion, all with the poise of a film star from a bygone era–in just 15 minutes? We’ll miss her and wish her well!

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