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Salon at The Benton: Who is the Real Subject of the Portrait? Sitter? Society? Artist?

Friday, March 1, 2019
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Storrs Campus
William Benton Museum of Art

From the Mona Lisa to selfies, this salon will explore the artists' and sitters' intent, memorialization, branding, the influence of social trends, and other critical issues in portraiture using works from the Benton's current exhibition and permanent collection. PANELISTS: Pamela Bramble, Associate Professor of Painting; Michael Bradford, Director of Theater Studies; and Susan Spiggle, Emeritus, Associate Professor of Marketing, School of Business. MODERATOR: Veronica Makowsky, Professor of English and Women's Studies

This is an Honors Event. Categories: Academic & Interdisciplinary Engagement



Amanda Douberley,

Honors Program (primary)

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