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Jackie Felix (1929-2009 ), Later, 1997; oil on paper, 21 x 30 inches; Gift of Alvin Felix, 2010

Jackie Felix (1929-2009 ), Later, 1997; oil on paper, 21 x 30 inches; Gift of Alvin Felix, 2010

Tour  |  Media Savvy: Getting Hip to Commercial Sexuality

In conjunction with Storyboard: The Sexual Politics of Jackie Felix

Sunday, March 11, 2012, 2–3:30 pm

Collection Study Gallery   East Gallery  

Jackie Felix used sexual images from advertising to generate many of her figures. Join a special tour incorporating advertising images of women and art with Jamie Rackl, Training and Curriculum Specialist at Planned Parenthood of Western New York. She will guide visitors through the exhibition Storyboard: The Sexual Politics of Jackie Felix, examining the ways advertising often fosters an environment based on low self-esteem, inadequacy, and unrealistic sexual expectations for teenagers. The video, Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising’s Image of Women will be viewed.