Circa 1870: “Hey, there are cameras here!”

Event Type Educational Lectures, Special Events
Date calendar  Saturday, April 21, 2018
Time clock  4:00pm - 4:45pm (45m)
Location FIA Theater

In conjunction with the opening of From Lens to Eye to Hand: Photorealism 1969 to Today, Louis K. Meisel’s lecture, “Circa 1870: ‘Hey, there are cameras here!’” offers an overview of the impact of the camera on painters beginning in the late 19th century and its continuing influence on painters more than 100 years later. See page 6 for information on the exhibition. 

President and Director of Louis K. Meisel Gallery in New York City, Meisel first coined the term photorealism in 1969.  He is responsible for all phases of gallery operation, including buying, selling, promoting, advertising, and managing art and artists. Since1967, he has organized hundreds of exhibitions, which have traveled with accompanying catalogues to major universities and museums throughout the world. 

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