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Under the Influence: The Comics
Start Date: 3/24/2012Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 3/24/2012End Time: 4:00 PM
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Event Description
Under the Influence: The Comics examines the work of a group of artists indebted to the style and energy of  “comics” imagery. This genre began to proliferate in the 30s and 40s, and have become a significant visual language of American popular culture. In an iconoclastic move, the pop artists embraced mass culture and the comics in their paintings and sculpture. Over the years many artists have been drawn to the action, fantasy and humor of the “funnies” and cartoons. While one immediately associates a lighthearted sensibility and playfulness with the comics, their power as an image goes much farther. Their seductive appeal and wide accessibility make them a perfect vehicle for persuasion—for expressing a political stand as well as selling corn flakes. The artists in this exhibition work in a broad array of styles and media, and span a time period from the early 60s to the present.
Location Information:
Lehman College Art Gallery  (View Map)
250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
NY 10468
Bronx
Phone: 718-960-8731
Contact Information:
Name: Susan Hoeltzel
Email: susan.hoeltzel@lehman.cuny.edu
Other Details:
Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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