Lecture: Thomas Crow Presents Art in Los Angeles at NBMAA

September 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington St
New Britain, CT 06052
Free! with Museum Admission
New Britain Museum of American Art
860-229-0257 Ext 201 or 210


Catharine M. Rogers Distinguished Lecture: Thomas Crow Presents Art in Los Angeles: Beyond the Stereotypes

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Join the Museum in welcoming Thomas Crow, Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, for a presentation on the stereotypes assoiciated with postwar L.A. and their effects on the visual artists who lived there. Learn about the impact of Hollywood culture on artists such as Ed Ruscha and Billy Al Bengston.

Crow has held teaching positions at California Institute of the Arts, Princeton University, University of Michigan, and Yale University. Born in Chicago, he received a B.A. from Pomona College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles. His recent publication, The Long March of Pop, focuses on the legacy of Pop and Modern Art. Crow is also a contributing editor for Artforum.