Contemporary Figurative Painting: From Lynette Yiadom-Boakye to Luc Tuymans and Kerry James Marshall
Figurative painting is going through a burst of innovation right now. Examine its resurgence as a response to times of social change, and explore how a time-honored art form is being reinvisioned to address contemporary issues. We will look at painters who push the envelope of figuration: Michaël Borremans, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Marlene Dumas, Nicole Eisenman, Adrian Ghenie, Kerry James Marshall, Jenny Saville, Tschabalala Self, Amy Sherald, Luc Tuymans, Kehinde Wiley, and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, among others.
You'll Walk Away with
- An understanding of the evolution of figurative painting
- Familiarity with leading contemporary figurative artists
- Art enthusiasts
- Aspiring and practicing arts professionals