Early American Modernism and Religion Panel Discussion
October 3, 2009
To complement the Herman Trunk: Catholic Modernist exhibition, there will be a panel discussion on Early American Modernism and Religion on October 3rd in the Janet M. Daley Library Lecture Hall at Emmanuel College. Distinguished scholars in the field of Early American Modernism will participate.
Panelists will include: Timothy Andrus, Ph.D. Candidate, Virginia Commonwealth University “Anarchy, Abstraction, and Catholic Modernism” Alejandro Anreus, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Art History and Latin American Studies, William Patterson University “ Federico Cantú: A Modernist and a Catholic” Herbert H. Hartel Jr., Ph.D. Art Historian and Adjunct Associate Professor of Art History, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York “Closing the Divide Between Christianity and Modernism: Christian Themes in the Paintings of George O’Keefe and Joseph Stella” Valerie Hellstein, Ph.D. Candidate, Stony Brook University; Predoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian American Art Museum “Laying the Groundwork: Mystical Modernism in 1930s America” Diana Linden, Ph.D. Brooklyn Museum “ Why is this Mural Unlike Every Other Mural? Passover, Zakhor and Ben Shahn’s Murals for the Jersey Homesteads” Jo Ortel, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Art History, Beloit College “ ‘Forging’ an ‘Authentic’ Indian Art in the 1930s: Studio-Style Depictions of Native Amercican Spirtiual Traditions” Kristina Wilson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Art History, Clark University “ Jane Heap and the Gurdjieff Group”