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Michael Leja at Hunter College: “Quick and Dirty: Early News Images for the Masses”
November 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kossak Lecture Hall, 1527
Hunter North Building
Michael Leja is professor of Art History at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Looking Askance: Skepticism and American Art from Eakins to Duchamp and Reframing Abstract Expressionism: Subjectivity and Painting in the 1940s. This lecture is drawn from his current research on the industrialization of picture production and the development of a mass market for images in the mid-nineteenth century.