26 minutes | Jun 1st 2020

Gilbert Lewis: Many Faces, Many Figures

Gilbert Lewis (born 1945) is a leading figurative painter in Philadelphia known for his sensitive and thoughtful portrayals of the gay male experience during a time when self-identity and expression required particular courage. Interviews in this episode span close relationships with Lewis throughout his career, including painter, Jody Pinto; model, Tony Rullo; former art dealer and gallerist, Noël Butcher Hanley; and former partner and caretaker, Eric Rymshaw. Woodmere Art Museum's exhibition, Gilbert Lewis: Many Faces, Many Figures, is on view July 18 through October 25, 2020, and is presented in tandem with exhibitions at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, William Way LGBT Community Center, and Kapp Kapp Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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