Jacob Collins will be among the panel members of this discussion to be held at the Portrait Society of America Conference next month. The panel discussion is called Contemporary Art: Realist revolution and critical relevance: Is Main Stream Media Missing an Important Cultural Trend? It will be moderated by Jeremy Lipking.
Friday April 23rd 2010 4:00pm
Hyatt Regency Reston, VA
There is an actually existing, wide-spread, multi-faceted Realist movement in the Art world today. It is functioning as a set of specific tools, philosophy and practice. As any major art movement in history - it is a common visual language based on a common world view.
This movement is current, relevant and forward - looking
This movement is part of presently existing contemporary Art
This movement is a reflection of an important aspect of our modern world - democratization of cultural plane.
Artist & Founder of Grand Central Academy
Artist & Recipient of the 2009 Gusi Peace Prize
Writer & Managing Editor of The New Criterion
Author, expert on Academic and Realist Art &Director of the Springville Museum
The event is part of the PSOA Art of the Portrait conference (April 22 – 25, 2010) and will be free of charge and open to the public. (reservations required) contact Christine Egnoski at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-772-4321