Crisp Museum Gallery Talk by Wendy Cooper Highlighting Andy Warhol

2007_Loc_RC-Museum-040-MCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 24, 2013 – A gallery talk titled “Out-takes: Marilyn Monroe, the Mechanical, the Mundane, and the Mythical in Warhol’s Portraits” will be given by Wendy Cooper Nov. 7 at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

The talk is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum.

Wendy Cooper’s talk focuses on Andy Warhol’s role and intentions as an artist and the use of mass production in several kinds of mechanical media. She points out Warhol’s ability to direct viewers’ perceptions of everyday objects and see everything in this society is a commodity.

Cooper has a master of fine arts degree from Savannah College of Art and Design (2008), Savannah, Ga., and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. She is currently assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Engineering Technology at Southeast.

The exhibit, “Andy Warhol Photographs: Recent Gifts from the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program,” will be on display Nov. 1 through Jan. 26 in the Crisp Museum.

The Crisp Museum is located in the Cultural Arts Center at Southeast Missouri State University¹s River Campus, 518 S. Fountain St., Cape Girardeau, Missouri. For additional information, e-mail museum@semo.edu or call (573) 651-2260.