Visiting Artist Lecture: Rebecca Morgan
Public lecture by artist Rebecca Morgan, this event is free and open to the public. Morgan works in painting, drawing, and ceramics that subvert stereotypes of Appalachia. Imbued with folk tradition and a sly sense of humor, her work peels apart the simultaneous reverence and disgust for rural people. Stylistically, Morgan embraces the hyper-detailed naturalism of Dutch masters, as well as absurd, repulsive caricature suggestive of underground cartoonists like R. Crumb. Although they often contain modern clues, her characters and scenes evoke a romanticized, nostalgic America, nonexistent but wistfully recalled, much like Norman Rockwell’s illustrations.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Visual Arts Complex, Art & Art History Building, RM #1B20
1085 18th Street, Boulder, CO 80309
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