Richard Meyer will present the 2003 Eldredge Prize Lecture at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. His topic will be "Outlaws: Queer Art and Public Controversy Since the Culture Wars."
The Renwick Gallery is located on Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street N.W. This event and a reception following the lecture are free and open to the public, but reservations are required; please call or e-mail.
Meyer, an associate professor at the University of Southern California, has been awarded the annual prize for his book Outlaw Representation: Censorship and Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century American Art (Oxford University Press, 2002), which was recognized by a jury of scholars for its groundbreaking historical analysis of the relationship between homosexuality and censorship in American art from 1934 through 2000.
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