Posts tagged Lily Spandorf

The Editorial Art of Lily Spandorf

Austrian-born watercolorist and journalist Lily Spandorf was known for the news illustrations she created for The Washington Star, The Christian Science Monitor,The Washington Post and other publications. Late in her career she became celebrated for recording the transformation of Washington, D.C.’s urban landscape, especially the many red-brick, late-19th-century buildings facing demolition. Gettysburg College professor Kerry […]

Lily Spandorf Collections Workshop

Join Library & Collections Director Anne McDonough and Washington History managing editor and For the Record: the Art of Lily Spandorf exhibit curator Jane Freundel Levey for a hands-on look at Spandorf’s archives and selected additional works from her Washington Never More collection. Held in the Historical Society’s Kiplinger Research Library, on the second floor […]

Interview/Discussion: The Lily Spandorf I Knew

The Lily Spandorf paintings currently on display in For the Record: The Art of Lily Spandorf would not have been preserved had Griffin not followed up a chance encounter with the artist many years ago. Consulting Curator Jane Freundel Levey interviews Griffin on his recollections of the artist, who passed away in 2000. This program […]