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A Jewish Narrative: Modernism and Mysticism in Mid-Century Jewish Art

Friday, January 24 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free – $5

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to present

A Jewish Narrative: Modernism and Mysticism in Mid-Century Jewish Art

A Presentation by Katherine Goertz

This lecture by Katherine Goertz, curator of the exhibition Mystical Imprints: Marc Chagall, Ben-Zion, and Ben Shahn, will give an overview of the influential American Jewish art scene of the first half of the 20th century and discuss the spiritual and mystical in the work of Jewish artists, from Barnett Newman’s abstract Kabbalist meditations to Leonard Baskin’s bleak angels and prophets.

Doors open at 6:00 pm | Presentation will begin at 7:00 pm | All galleries will be open for viewing.

TICKETS:  TMORA Members FREE  |  General Admission $5

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Free parking is easily accessible in our lot across the street (the Mayflower Church parking lot).

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Katherine Goertz is an art historian and the registrar of the art collection of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library at St. John’s University, Collegeville. A native of Minnesota, she holds degrees from the University of Minnesota and the University of Leicester and specializes in the history of prints.

Details

Date:
Friday, January 24
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free – $5
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-jewish-narrative-modernism-and-mysticism-in-mid-century-jewish-art-tickets-86091168001

Venue

TMORA
5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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