Can You Imagine Portraits of Your Favorite Celebs All In One Place? This Event Makes It Possible
Norton Museum of Art is pleased to present “See and Be Seen: Picturing Notoriety”.
From the 19th-century flaneur to today’s social media networkers, the need to get a glimpse of famous or notorious personalities and the compulsion to be seen within an aura of celebrity and influence has driven – and been driven by – the graphic arts.
Photography, printmaking, and the rise of illustrated periodicals have given way to televised reality shows and the posts, tweets, and ‘likes’ that define viral internet exposure. In response, artists have absorbed and mobilized the transition from one technology to the next. Their visions and sensibilities are at the core of how we respond to and define “celebrity.”
“See and Be Seen: Picturing Notoriety” will feature more than 50 works from the 19th to the 21st Centuries and will include images of Queen Victoria, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Marilyn Monroe, and Lil’ Kim in works by such diverse artists as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Hollywood photographer George Hurrell, and artists Andy Warhol, Nan Goldin, Annie Leibovitz, and John Baldessari.
The Museum, located at 1450 S. Dixie Highway between the main east-west thoroughfares of Okeechobee Boulevard and Belvedere Road, is easy to reach. The Museum’s parking lot is located directly across the street from the Museum entrance on South Dixie Highway. Parking in this lot is free for Norton Museum visitors, but space is limited and on busy days the lot can fill.
The exhibit will be on display through October 22, 2019. We hope that you come to explore history with your friends and family at the Norton Museum of Art!
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Saturday, August 10, 2019—10:00 AM
Event Venue Location:
Norton Museum of Art
1450 South Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401