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Curator Led Walkthrough of "Kevin Sloan: A Collection of Rarities"

  • California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks 350 West Hillcrest Drive Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360 United States (map)
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Kevin Sloan, Our Gentle Giant

Please join Lynn Farrand, Senior Curator at the California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks (CMATO) for a special guided tour of Kevin Sloan: A Collection of Rarities exhibition currently on view in the main gallery.

Learn more about Sloan’s allegorical realism, a term he has coined to refer to his use of objects and environments that are painted in a realistic way but because of the inclusion of unexpected elements, the narrative in the work takes on an allegorical quality.

Also, take a moment with Lynn to examine Sloan’s technique, his use of color and pattern, his composition, all geared to make us marvel at the wonder of the natural world which surrounds us.


Non-Members: Included with General Admission

($6 suggested donation)

About Kevin Sloan:

Kevin Sloan is a Denver based painter whose work is characterized by a deep reverence for the natural world.  The often symbolic paintings are an ongoing inquiry into the relationship between the marvel of the natural world and the mundane and often blunt reality of the modern era.  
His work is found in numerous private and public collections worldwide including the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida and the Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona

Earlier Event: November 8
Kevin Sloan: A Collection of Rarities
Later Event: November 18
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