Friday, July 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Join curator Robert Richards and Leslie-Lohman Museum Director Hunter O’Hanian for a lively talk exploring our new Front Gallery exhibition Stroke: From Under the Mattress to the Museum Walls. This showing of 1950s–1990s erotic art comprises twenty-four original illustrations, most drawn from the Leslie-Lohman Museum’s vast collection. Other pieces have been borrowed from private collectors and in some cases from the individual artists. Included in the exhibition will be artwork by Neel Bate (Blade), Michael Breyette, Michael Broderick, Harry Bush, Jim French (Colt), Oliver Frey, Kevin King (BEAU), Michael Kirwan, Touko Laaksonen (Tom of Finland), Antonio Lopez (Antonio), David Martin, Donald Merrick (Domino), Kent Neffendorf (Kent), Olaf Odegaard (Olaf), Mel Odom, Dominic Orejudos (Etienne), Benoît Prévot, George Stavrinos, Rex, Robert W. Richards, Richard Rosenfeld, William Schmelling (Hun), George Quaintance and Frank Webber (Bastille). Admission: $5.00; free for members.