The Art Guild Lecture: Artist Couples with Debbie Wells

The Art Guild of Port Washington

Feb. 13, 2020, 06:30 pm

200 Port Washington Boulevard
PHONE 516.304.5797

Dr. Seuss summed it up with this quote: “We’re all a little weird, and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” This is so true when it comes to couples in the arts! This lecture covers several couples (of all forms) and their how their personal relationships and professional lives in the art world flourished together (or not) and why.

Debbie Wells of Artful Circle will give a dynamic and fun presentation of the love lives and art of these very interesting creative couples!

Some of the couples include:

French Impressionist Edgar Degas and his complicated relationship with American artist Mary Cassatt
The dynamics between American spouses art dealer/photographer Alfred Steiglitz and painter Georgia O’Keeffe
The marriage of legendary Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
The Jackson Pollock/Lee Krasner marriage, including their time spent together on Long Island
Same-sex couples – Brit artist team Gilbert & George and modern artists Jasper Johns & Robert Rauschenberg
The art partnership of Os Gemeos, the street artist brother duo
Pablo Picasso and everybody – his wives, mistresses, girlfriends, etc!
Join us for this fun and festive evening – Bring a friend or significant other! We’ll have delicious refreshments!

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