Origins of Photorealism-Artist Ben Schonzeit

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September 20, 2014


Nassau County Museum of Art

Roslyn Harbor

Teen, Adult


Description: Artist Ben Schonzeit, whose work is seen in the Museum�s current exhibition of Photorealistic art, has been heralded as a central figure in the American Photorealist movement of the 1970s. Born in Brooklyn in 1942, Schonzeit received his BFA from Cooper Union in 1964. At Nassau County Museum of Art, he will discuss the origins of Photorealism in the 1960s and its subsequent development from the 70s to the present.

Address: 1 Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
Phone: 516-484-9338


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