Contemplating CharacterApril 27, 2023 - July 30, 2023
April 27, 2023 – July 30, 2023
Contemplating Character, organized by Landau Traveling Exhibitions in association with Denenberg Fine Arts, explores the evolution of portraiture from the end of the 18th century until the present. In contrast to portraits near the end of the eighteenth century that were tired flattery of the rich and powerful, invigorating new movements of Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Realism took hold of art at the end of the eighteenth century and into the nineteenth century, the result of a desire for a sense of “unvarnished truth” and a more honest and gritty incisiveness of depiction. Over 150 portraits in various mediums represent this mass movement away from realism and towards obscurity.
Tours at 2
Enjoy light refreshments and a curator or staff-led tour of Contemplating Character, Sunday July 30, 2023 at 2:00PM. Register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The exhibition was organized by Landau Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA in association with Denenberg Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA
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