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Get Real: New American Painting: Members' Preview

MOCA Jacksonville

Friday, September 12, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Get Real: New American Painting: Members' Preview

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Be first to view Get Real: New America Painting and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, music, and mingling.

A selection of contemporary painters from across the country—Haley Hasler, Jason John, Andrea Kowch, Bryan LeBoeuf, Jenny Morgan, Kevin Muente, Frank Oriti, and Kevin Peterson—provides a snapshot of the current landscape of realist painting in the United States. Get Real’s heavily figurative focus explores themes that have persisted throughout the recent history of American realist painting such as narrative portraiture and social, psychological, and magical realism. The works in this exhibition trace an aesthetic lineage from Thomas Eakins and Andrew Wyeth through artists such as Philip Pearlstein, Gregory Gillespie, and Sidney Goodman, past well-known and successful contemporary painters such as Bo Bartlett and Vincent Desiderio to this new generation of young painters.

Free for members

Supporting Sponsor
Richard J. Demato Fine Arts Gallery

Contributing Sponsors Agility Press
Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville
The City of Jacksonville
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
Peter N. Geisler Jr.
Thomas & Diane Jacobsen Foundation
WJCT Public Broadcasting



Above Bryan LeBoeuf: Mosh Pit, 2003. Oil on linen. 60 ×48 inches. Collection of Peter N. Geisler Jr.

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