September 27, 2011 — The University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History and Zadok Gallery present a lecture by renowned artist Marshall Arisman. The lecture will be held on Thursday, October 27th at 7pm at the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Gallery located at the Wesley Foundation at 1210 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables.
Marshall Arisman is an internationally known painter, illustrator, teacher, and storyteller. Arisman's work has strong emotional themes which often explore the connections between humankind and violence and the resulting spiritual impact, and may be seen in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, at the National Museum of American Art and the Smithsonian Institution, as well as in many private and corporate collections.
Chairman of the M.F.A. degree program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Marshall Arisman was the first American invited to exhibit his artwork in mainland China. His series, "Sacred Monkeys," appeared at the Guang Dong Museum of Art in April 1999. Mr. Arisman is the subject of a full-length documentary film directed by Tony Silver titled "Facing the Audience: The Arts of Marshall Arisman."
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