Culture Club: New Thoughts on Realism in Visual Art
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Speaker: Andrew Kear, Head of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs, Museum London
Cost: $8 or $10 for 2 people per session, $40 for all 8 sessions
New Thoughts on Realism in Visual Art
Explore the many expressions and uses of representational art in the new exhibition Realisms: Canadian Art, 1850 – the Present. Hear Andrew Kear, Museum London’s newest manager, discuss his debut exhibition comprised of paintings, photographs, and sculptures from the permanent collections. See why he believes arriving at a clear definition of realism in art is so surprisingly difficult, and vastly compelling.
Image: Majestic Theatre, Dundas Street facing east, London Ontario, c. 1920s, Post Card, Dr J. Malcolm Smith Collection of Postcards and Ephemera, Archives and Special Collections, Western Libraries, Western University