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Art History with a Twist: Bodily Functions as Subject Matter

Corporeal functions can be found in shocking contemporary art objects as well as traditional Christian narratives. Join artist and art historian Marcy B. Freedman for a lecture on bodily fluids and the ways they help the public view the nature of art and its role in society.


$10 Members

$12 Seniors and students

$15 Non-members


3:00 - 4:00 PM

(Andres Serrano,  Semen and Blood II , 1990)

(Andres Serrano, Semen and Blood II, 1990)

Art History with a Twist is a series of one hour presentations that surveys masterpieces throughout art history, with a focus on subjects that have been categorized as both deviant and divine. Close examination of alcohol, dance, and bodily fluids in the context of art illustrate how the depiction of these acts is intrinsically connected to the politics and cultural values of the time.

Ticket includes museum admission. Members always receive free admission. Become a Hudson Valley MOCA Member. Join online today

Earlier Event: February 2
Drop In and Create - Puppets
Later Event: February 4