THE MALE FIGURE IN PAINTING: TWO DAYS – TWO PRESENTATIONS

Author Daniel Kunitz

Author Daniel Kunitz

 

The UMaine Museum of Art’s Leonard Lecture Series presents: THE MALE FIGURE IN PAINTING: TWO DAYS – TWO PRESENTATIONS
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH from 6 – 7:30 PM
Formerly the Editor in Chief of Modern Painters, U.S. Editor of ArtReview, and art critic at the Village Voice, Daniel Kunitz is the author of LIFT: Fitness Culture from Naked Greeks and Amazons to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors. He writes for such publications as Vanity Fair, Harpers, The Wall Street Journal, Men’s Journal, and The Paris Review. During this discussion, Kunitz will discuss the evolution of images of the male figure throughout art history.
SHIP OF COOLS, OR, A JOLLY LOAD OF BOATMEN FLAT-OUT CROSSING THE MAIN-STREAM, SOME BEING KINGS, AND SOME BEING 'VAGABONDS." (WE AWAIT YOUR APPLAUSE), 2016, Watercolor, acrylic and ink on 2 paper panels, Courtesy of the artist

SHIP OF COOLS, OR, A JOLLY LOAD OF BOATMEN FLAT-OUT CROSSING THE MAIN-STREAM, SOME BEING KINGS, AND SOME BEING ‘VAGABONDS.” (WE AWAIT YOUR APPLAUSE), 2016, Watercolor, acrylic and ink on 2 paper panels, Courtesy of the artist

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH at 12 PM
Join Museum Director and Curator George Kinghorn as he leads a lively discussion with featured artist Jack Balas and Daniel Kunitz, former Editor in Chief of Modern Painter.  The panel will discuss depictions of the male figure in art and the influence of modern advertising in portraying male beauty. This discussion, with plenty of time for audience questions, provides a context to works featured in the Balas exhibition Maine and Again.

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