Ria Brodell: Butch Heroes

Ria Brodell: Butch Heroes

November 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join MIT Press Bookstore in welcoming artist Ria Brodell to discuss their new book, Butch Heroes.

This astonishing collection of twenty-eight paintings, modeled on Catholic holy cards, exhumes the lost histories of gender non-conforming individuals from the fifteenth through the twentieth centuries.

Ria Brodell is an artist and educator based in Boston who has had solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and whose work has been featured in the Guardian, ARTNews, the Boston Globe, and New American Paintings. Brodell is a part-time lecturer at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.