Join Curatorial Fellow Jean Stern as he discusses Realism, from Dutch 17th century paintings to the present. Often characterized by its accurate, detailed, and unembellished depiction of nature or of contemporary life, Realism rejects imaginative idealization in favor of a close observation of outward appearances. Learn the differences between Traditional and Contemporary Realism with masterwork examples of the development of Realism throughout history.
Advance tickets recommended.
Museum members: $7
Celebrating Male Bodies in the Works of Paul Wonne …
Join art historian Daniell Cornell for his lecture about the evolution of the work and lives of Theophilus Brown and Paul Wonner. Cornell speaks about these artists’ perspective as Bay Area Figurative artists both prior to and following the development of queer art theory.
Movie-Made Los Angeles: Lecture and Book Signing
Join film professor and author John Trafton to learn about Laguna’s links to early Hollywood. Meet the author who will be signing copies of his new book, Movie-Made Los Angeles, following the program.
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