Tune in here on Sunday, May 31, as Akili Tommasino, associate curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, talks with contemporary artist Jas Knight about his career, technique, and practice, as they relate to themes explored in “Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits.” Stick around after the conversation for a live Q and A! Submit a question in advance or watch the stream on Instagram live, where you can ask in real time.
Jas Knight is a master of traditional figurative oil painting and drafting. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, his talent for drawing was recognized at an early age. He studied painting in Philadelphia and later moved to New York City, where he now lives and works.
“Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits” was organized by the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. It closes on May 25 and will not be extended when the Museum reopens, but you can explore the exhibition online.