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Photography - Exhibit
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Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, November 16, 2019 - February 16, 2020
|Suggested Audiences:||Elementary, Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders|
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Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
|Cost:||Free with Museum admission|
|Sponsored by:||Sponsored by Fallon Health and Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers|
|Description:||Photo Revolution: Andy Warhol to Cindy Sherman explores the symbiotic relationship that developed between photography and contemporary art at the end of the twentieth century. Beginning in the 1960s, photography rose to unprecedented prominence in contemporary art. As new movements like Pop Art found inspiration in consumer culture, commercial photography and photo-based design moved from the pages of advertising circulars to gallery walls.
Organized primarily from the Worcester Art Museum's permanent collection, Photo Revolution: Andy Warhol to Cindy Sherman assesses the trajectory of contemporary art through a comparison of traditional media, such as painting, prints, and sculpture, with photography and emerging photo-based art.
Master Series Third Thursday
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6pm
Speaker: Diana Tuite, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Colby College Museum of Art.
Art Talk: Paraphotography: Doing Things with Images
Presented with support from the Bernard and Louise Palitz Fund and the Amelia and Robert H. Haley Memorial Lecture Fund.
Master Series is sponsored by AbbVie
Image: Robert Heinecken, Are You Rea, 1964 1968, offset lithograph on white wove paper, National Endowment for the Arts Museum Purchase Plan, 1975.12. Photo © Estate of Robert Heineken, courtesy of Cherry and Martin Gallery.
Entered by: Worcester Art Museum
Created: August 27, 2019 at 3:21 PM
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