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Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: CATHERINE OPIE 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Art & Museum Exhibits
Price:
Free  
Dates and Times:
February 7, 2014, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Artist/Group:
Art Museum at UK
In Catherine Opieís mid-career retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in 2008, the sheer range of her subject matter and corresponding stylistic approaches was dizzying. Her earliest work examines concepts of masculinity and feminity in lush color portraits of transgender individuals, cross-dressers, and pierced practitioners of sadomasochism in the subcultures of Los Angelesís gay and lesbian community. She has also made encompassing seascapes that feel like color field paintings, both meditative and visually stunning. Always informed by art historical traditions, her seemingly unrelated series are united by her ability to embrace and document her subjects in a way that is both personal and true.
Venue Information
Address:
405 Rose Street  
City:
Lexington 
State:
KY 
Zip Code:
40506 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
859 257 5716 
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Presenting Organization
Name:
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
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