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[Online] Looking at Art: Modern to Contemporary with Megan Hinton

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November 9 @ 6:30 pm 7:45 pm

Wednesdays, November 9-December 14, 6:30-7:45pm

5 sessions | $140 for members, $150 for non-members

This series of slide talks will explore the shift from Modern to Contemporary Art from approximately 1950 to the present day.

The five weekly lectures will act as a timeline to investigate Modern Art and how it transitioned to define the Contemporary. A presentation of innovations, shifts, and trends of late 20th to early 21st Century Art will give the artist and art lover a better understanding of recent art history. Significant American and international artists will be presented with a diverse approach emphasizing multicultural, queer, women, and artists of color. Each slide talk will be approximately 40 minutes followed by a discussion period for questions and comments.


Megan Hinton assembles materials in painting, printmaking, sculpture, and photography to reassemble personal and public narratives. Her studio work and theoretical interests are rooted in painting’s history, object theory, gender and queer studies, and contemplative practice. Megan received her MFA from Mills College in Interdisciplinary Studio Arts where she won the Hung Lui MFA Prize. She shows her work at Farm Projects in Wellfleet and The Bakker Gallery in Provincetown. Megan is also an art writer, curator, and educator.

Website: meganhinton.com

Image caption: Elizabeth Murray, Her Story, 1984, oil on canvas