University Forum Lecture: Painting Nuclear Testing


Oct. 29, 2013,
7:30pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location



Please join the College of Liberal Arts for the University Forum Lecture "Art and the Historical Image: Painting Nuclear Testing," a talk by Kristian Purcell, artist and curatorial assistant, The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum, Bedford, UK.

Purcell will discuss his paintings based on archive photographs of Nuclear Tests and the process of translating a photograph into a painted image. He will also examine what contemporary painting can add to the understanding of a subject and how it can question the nature of our recorded histories.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

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Event Sponsor

College of Liberal Arts dean's office and co-sponsored by the department of history and the National Atomic Testing Museum