What’s So Great About Midcentury Modernism?
Saturday, April 12, 2014
9 a.m.—5 p.m.
Midcentury Modernism reached its pinnacle during the years following World War II. In recent years, it has regained widespread popularity. But what makes it so enticing? Find out in this day-long symposium, presented in conjunction with the exhibition From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith. Talks by leading scholars will survey American painting, sculpture, architecture, jewelry and design during the post-War era. Join your fellow Midcentury Modern enthusiasts as we explore the art and design of the 20th century.
Featuring Ann E. Gibson, Professor Emerita, University of Delaware; Kevin W. Tucker, The Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, Dallas Museum of Art; and Jeannine Falino, Adjunct Curator, Museum of Arts and Design.
$10 for Cincinnati Art Museum Members
$15 for students and seniors
$20 for non-members
Reservations required; please call 513.721.ARTS.