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Endowed Chair Katy Siegel, PhD to Present “The heroine Paint” at Alumni Event in NYC

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Alumni and friends are invited to join Katy Siegel, PhD, Professor and Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Endowed Chair in Modern American Art for for a special faculty talk in New York City.

Katy-SiegelFriday, October 28, 2016
SUNY Global Center
116 East 55th Street
New York, NY 10022

5:30 pm to 6:15 pm
Wine and cheese reception

6:15 pm to 7:30 pm
Lecture followed by question and answer session

Taking Helen Frankenthaler’s 1950s New York debut as its starting point, “The heroine Paint”: After Frankenthaler asks the question of what it means to be a woman artist. During her talk, Katy Siegel will explore the immediate social and artistic context of Frankenthaler’s work, as well as trace artistic currents as they move outwards in different directions over the decades.

Register here! (Tickets are $10 per person, and include the lecture and reception.)

For questions, contact Barbara Hakimi at (631) 632-4880 or barbara.hakimi@stonybrook.edu.

This lifelong learning experience is brought to you by the Stony Brook Alumni Association and the Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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