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Art Viewing Adventures: Manuel Neri, Joan Brown and the Bay Area Figurative Movement (Virtual)
Mon December 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Rodney Paul, an experienced museum guide, as he discusses the works of Manuel Neri and Joan Browan, central figures in the Bay Area Figurative Movement of the 1950s and 60s. Though their marriage was brief, they greatly influenced one another and figured in each other’s paintings and sculptures. Museum guide Drucie Belman will join Rodney to discuss Neri, whose sculptures can currently by seen outdoors at the Shrem Museum on the UC Davis campus. Rodney will discuss Brown’s paintings, including “Noel in the Kitchen,” currently on view at SFMOMA.
(Image: Photograph of Manuel Neri and Joan Brown)
Rodney has been leading Zoom-based art tours long before shelter-in-place, as a way to share art from a distance. In his tours, he provides information to help viewers mine the artworks for meaning based on their own experiences and perceptions.
Next Art Viewing Adventures Event: Art Viewing Adventures: Flo Allen: A Favorite Model for Bay Area Artists, 1/11/2021 @ 1pm.
To join by phone, dial 888-475-4499 (toll free) or 669-900-6833 (local).
Enter Meeting ID: 865 6747 4200, then press # twice.
To join with video, click this link: https://zoom.us/j/86567474200 to register and join. Wait in the “waiting room” until the activity is ready to start.
To create a friendly environment and minimize interruptions, we will close the activity to new participants 15 minutes after the start time.
The above link will work on your tablet or your computer. You’ll be prompted to download a Zoom app the first time you use Zoom. If you’re using a PC or Mac, you can join from your web browser without using the Zoom software.