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Yale GALA LGBT Tour of the Metropolitan Museum
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
Join Professor Jonathan Weinberg on an LGBT Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The cost of the tour is the admission to the Museum ($20 suggested) payable at the museum.
Tour will include a look at 20th century lgbt artists as well as a 'queerying the museum' tour - looking at works of art from an lgbt perspective.
Jonathan Weinberg's Bio
Jonathan Weinberg, Ph.D. (Yale BA, 1978) is a painter and art historian. He is the author of Male Desire: the Homoerotic in American Art; Fantastic Tales: the Photography of Nan Goldin (with Joyce Robinson, curator); Ambition and Love in Modern American Art; and Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley and the First-American Avant-Garde. He co-edited with Diana Linden and Alejandro Anreus the anthology, The Social and the Real: Political Art of the 1930s in the Western Hemisphere. He has taught at Bennington College, Cooper Union, and Yale University and he is currently a Visiting Critic in the Graduate Print Department at the Rhode Island School of Design.
He has been an artist-in-residence at the Getty Research Center, the Addison Gallery of American Art, and St. Michaels College. He has been a recipient of many fellowships including a 2002 Guggenheim and most recently, a 2009 grant from Creative Capital to write the book Pier Groups: Art Along the New York City Waterfront in the 1970s and 80s. A mid-career retrospective of Weinberg's paintings, curated by Jonathan Katz, will be on view at the Leslie Lohman Gay Art Foundation in New York in March 2010. Weinberg's paintings can be seen on his website: www.jonathanweinberg.com.
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