Afternoon Salon

Artists' Responses to Social Issues

Studies in Desperation: Title Page, 1963
Connor Everts (American, b. 1926)
Lithograph, Edition of 20, No. 4
17-1/4 x 24 in. (43.8 x 61 cm)
Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Robin C. Park and D. Robert Park
© 2013 Connor Everts

Artists' Responses to Social Issues

Date: Sunday, January 13, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Afternoon Salon

In response to the tumultuous social issues of the early 1960s, Connor Everts created a lithographic suite that reflected his turmoil over the Vietnam war, the civil rights movement and the assassination of John F. Kennedy. In addition to considering Connor Everts, discuss works by such artists as Édouard Manet, Paul Gauguin and Alberto Giacometti, who also used art as a platform to question the status quo.


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