Collectors Circle Lecture: Illustrating Anxiety
FREE with MFA admission, open to the public.
Dr. Eric Segal, Education Curator of Academic Programs at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida, will focus on “Illustrating Anxiety: American Illustrators and their Artistic Identities.” He will include a discussion of the work of N.C. Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth’s noted grandfather, in his lecture.
Prior to joining the Harn staff, Dr. Segal served as Assistant Professor of Art History, also at the University of Florida. He has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of American and African American art, illustration, and museum history and theory.
Dr. Segal has published articles and essays on nineteenth- and twentieth-century American art and illustration. He is putting the finishing touches on his first book, Illustrating Whiteness: J.C. Leyendecker, Norman Rockwell, and The Saturday Evening Post, which will be published by the University of California Press. He holds his BA in art history from the University of California, Berkeley and his MA and PhD in American art history from the University of California, Los Angeles.