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Arts Society: Famous and Fabulous
January 9, 2018 @ 10:30am to Tuesday, April 10, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Council of 101 Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Join us for a thought-provoking and lively lecture series: Famous and Fabulous, presented by art educator Susan Rosoff. Each program begins with a light brunch followed by a lecture and concludes with an exclusive tour of the galleries to discuss related artwork.
FAMOUS AND FABULOUS
In a lecture series presented by Susan Rosoff, learn the stories behind America’s most iconic paintings. Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware is in almost every American history book, yet is full of historical errors. What gives? In Migrant Mother, photographer Dorothea Lange captured the misery of a woman and her children fleeing the Dust Bowl. Whatever happened to the family? Andy Warhol’s painting of a soup can set off a great debate; was it art?
Why did Warhol select soup cans in the first place? You’ll want to be in the know on famous paintings like the one where the lion and the lamb lie together in Peaceable Kingdom by Edward Hicks. Snap the Whip by Winslow Homer; Arrangement in Gray and Black (Whistler’s Mother) by James Abbott McNeill Whistler; Moonrise Over Hernandez by Ansel Adams; American Gothic by Grant Wood; Christina’s World by Andrew Wyeth; and “comic book” paintings by Roy Lichtenstein will be among the many prominent paintings that will take center stage. Join us for an exciting year of learning about artworks that are both famous and fabulous.
Visitors - $205 (Price is for entire series)
Members - $150 (Price is for entire series)
- Grant Wood, American Gothic
- Ansel Adams, Moonrise, Hernandez
- Norman Rockwell, Freedom from Want
- Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World
- Jackson Pollock, Mural
- Louise Nevelson, Sky Cathedral
- Roy Lichtenstein, Whaam!
- Andy Warhol, Tomato Soup
- Maya Lin, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Held in the Meeting Rooms
Please call 407.896.4231 ext. 261 or email email@example.com to register.
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