Drawing Workshop: Human Figures, Human Stories

Feb 8, 22

Floor 3, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

Individual, Dual, and Friend members

Join us for a figure drawing workshop led by artist and educator Jaqueline Cedar. Each class will explore and apply techniques used by artists whose work is on view at the Museum, including Thomas Hart Benton, Jacob Lawrence, Diego Rivera, and others. Participants will draw from a live model and sketch in the galleries. The February 8 event will focus on The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965, and the February 22 event on Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925–1945. Materials will be provided.

Option 1: Saturday, February 8
12–2 pm

Option 2: Saturday, February 8
3:30–5:30 pm

Option 3: Saturday, February 22
12–2 pm

Option 4: Saturday, February 22
3:30–5:30 pm

Jaqueline Cedar is a Brooklyn-based artist who makes paintings and drawings of uncanny scenarios populated by characters imbued with sincerity and purpose. Recent exhibitions include 2019 solo presentations at Carroll House, Keene State College and Cat Head Press, Indianapolis. Her work has also been featured in group exhibitions at David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, in 2018; Zero Zero, Los Angeles, in 2018; and Underdonk, Brooklyn, in 2018, among other venues. She received her MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University in 2009.

Individual, Dual, and Friend members are invited to this event. For Individual members the invitation is for one; for Dual and Friend members the invitation is for two.

The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available.

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