The Haute Bohemia of 1930s Manhattan
October 24, 2017
Moderated by Kenneth Silver, Silver Professor of Art History, NYU, and Adjunct Curator of Art, Bruce Museum; with speakers Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director, Josef & Anni Albers Foundation; and Donald Albrecht, Curator of Architecture & Design, Museum of the City of New York, and catalogue essayist for Partners in Design, this panel will focus on the roles played by salons and gay culture and their leading lights—including Kirk and Constance Askew, Lincoln Kirstein, and Julien Levy—in the development of Modernism in New York in the 1930s.
This event is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson.
Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Art History and Grey Art Gallery.
Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited, programs are subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.
Tuesday October 24, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Silver Center, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place)
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