"Hide and Seek" National Portrait Gallery talk and exhibition tour

"Hide and Seek" National Portrait Gallery talk and exhibition tour
Date: 
Sat, 12/11/2010 - 11:45am - 2:00pm

The Association of Yale Alumni, Yale GALA, and the Yale Club of Washington, D.C. are co-sponsors of a tour and gallery talk of the exhibition:

Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture

This gallery talk and tour of the exhibition will be lead by Co-curator Jonathan Katz,
Chair, Visual Arts Department, State University of New York, Buffalo
and former Director of the Larry Kramer Initiative at Yale

National Portrait Gallery, Eighth and F Streets, NW, D.C., 20001
Exhibition Web site
Cost of the gallery tour and talk: $15, register here

Lunch (Dutch treat) follows immediately following the tour and talk.
Meet at the G Street entrance of the Gallery at 11:30 AM.

From the exhibition Web site:
"This is the first major museum exhibition to focus on sexual difference in the making of modern American portraiture. “Hide/Seek” considers such themes as the role of sexual difference in depicting modern America; how artists explored the fluidity of sexuality and gender; how major themes in modern art—especially abstraction—were influenced by social marginalization; and how art reflected society’s evolving and changing attitudes toward sexuality, desire, and romantic attachment..."

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