Art at Noon
Dirty Pictures: A 21st-Century Feminist Introduction to the Nude in Visual Art
Wednesday, December 8, 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Zoom address will be emailed upon registration

Often depicted without clothing, the human figure was one of the principal subjects for Western visual artists from prehistory to 1900. Since then, nudes have remained a surprisingly popular, and highly controversial, part of painters’ and sculptors’ oeuvres.  Such pieces have proven to be especially problematic in the history of American art.

Inspired by PAFA’s Joan Semmel: Skin In the Game retrospective and looking forward to presenting a February series of talks about eroticism in art, Nancy G. Heller will discuss, and provide deeper contexts for, important examples of art depicting male and female nudes.  This program will focus on works made by women artists, from the late 19th through the early 21st centuries.

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Wednesday December 8
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Come enjoy discussions and lectures with PAFA scholars and artists covering a variety of topics related to PAFA’s exhibitions, collections, and areas of interest. Now you can enjoy these lectures from the comfort of your couch.
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