Artist Talk: Richard Jackson

Sunday, May 5, 2019
2 PM

Register Online

Internationally recognized for combining an irreverent sense of humor and sharp wit with an unconventional approach to painting, Sacramento-born artist Richard Jackson returns to the Crocker for his first local exhibition in more than 30 years. Influenced by Abstract Expressionism and action painting, Jackson draws from a broad visual lexicon that ranges from physiology to hunting and consumerism. In honor of the exhibition Big Ideas: Richard Jackson’s Alleged Paintings, hear from the artist as he speaks about his process, inspirations, and definition of art and art-making as “unusual behavior”.

Image credit: Richard Jackson, Pump Pee Doo. Fiberglass, pumps, buckets, acrylic paint, MDO, 132 x 240 x 240 in. Courtesy Rennie Collection, Vancouver. Photo: Site Photography © Richard Jackson

Information

$25 Members
$40 Nonmembers

Purchase tickets by clicking the REGISTER button, visiting the Museum Admission Desk, or by calling (916) 808-1184.


Rent the Crocker

Whether hosting your wedding or a corporate reception, the Crocker Art Museum is the perfect canvas for your special event. Our unique setting and exceptional service guarantees an unparalleled experience. Please contact the Events Department for more information.

Learn more

We Are Here: A Festival of Contemporary Native American Art

A free afternoon celebrating Native American art, culture, and traditions.

Join us

Nightmare at the Museum

Get ghoulish with guided flashlight tours, killer Karaoke, spooky storytelling, and more for all ages.

Get spooked