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Wednesday, October 25th 7pm CT/ 6pm MT

Join us on October 25th as Adair Margo discusses the life and work of artist Tom Lea.

Tom Lea's life and work spanned most of the 20th century. Born in 1907, Lea grew up in El Paso and drew much of his inspiration from the Franklin Mountains. After travelling extensively and serving as a correspondent for LIFE Magazine during World War II, Lea moved back to El Paso. His work took the form of murals, illustrations, portraits, and landscapes and led him to a career as a novelist and historian. Lea created most of his work for personal friends and it was usually kept in private collections. Today his work can be publicly viewed all over Texas and the Southwest. Join us on Wednesday, October 25th at 7pm Central Time and 6pm Mountain Time as Adair Margo discusses the life and work of artist Tom Lea.

    

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