Lecture: Group '55 and the Philadelphia Abstract Artists by Barbara Wolanin

11/05/20
7:00 pm
8:30 pm
Online (via Zoom)
Lecturer: Barbara A. Wolanin, PhD, Guest Curator, Sam Feinstein, Group '55, and Midcentury Abstraction in Philadelphia
 
Dr. Barbara Wolanin, who wrote the historical essay on the groups for the exhibition catalogue, will explore the history of Group '55 and how she became engaged with midcentury abstract painting in Philadelphia. She will talk about who the members were, how some of them branched off into the Philadelphia Abstract Artists, focusing on their accomplishments, and how they made a difference for the art world in 1950s Philadelphia and even today. 
 
This event will be offered online through Zoom and registration is required. Registrants will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom meeting link.
 
$15 ($10 members)
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