Painted Valentines: The Artful Love Affair Between Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg


Tuesday, February 14, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Irvine Auditorium

This location is ADA accessible

Across some of the most famous paintings in the history of American art, Johns and Rauschenberg conducted a very public love affair that was also, by design, very private. In this talk Professor Jonathan Katz, a founding figure in queer art history, decodes their pictorial language and reveals their complex relationship.

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Penn Arts & Sciences' long-running Knowledge by the Slice lunchtime series offers educational talks led by our insightful faculty experts. Did we mention there’s pizza? So come for the discussion and have a slice on us.  To watch past Knowledge by the Slice lectures, please click HERE.



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