McNay Art Museum
6000 North New Braunfels San Antonio Texas 78209
San Antonio, TX 78209
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013
Galleries | Art,
Norman Rockwell, one of America’s favorite illustrators, created paintings that were mass produced as covers for magazines like The Saturday Evening Post. Wanda Corn, Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor Emerita in Art History, Stanford University, looks at Norman Rockwell’s love for art history and works of art displayed in museums. He often quoted from masterpieces in his illustrations and explored the different ways people look at and engage the work of art. Ironically, curators and art historians disagree as to whether Rockwell's paintings are artful enough to be in a museum, a topic this talk also considers.
Tickets are available for McNay members $10, nonmembers $20, educators and students with an I.D. $5. Reserve space by e-mailing email@example.com or calling 210.805.1768. Registration deadline: August 22, noon. The opinions of this speaker do not necessarily reflect the views of the museum. Some imagery presented may be objectionable for some audiences, especially younger viewers.