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Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein in their living room, 1923
Thursday, April 5 –  Friday, April 6, 2012

Women Make Modern Symposium: New Histories of Modern Art in the United States

Location is wheelchair accessible
Women Make Modern will address how in the early part of the 20th century women, as philanthropists, institution builders, and artists, invented the infrastructure of modern art in the United States.

The event will begin with a panel discussion on Thursday, April 5 at 5:30-7:00 (Loria 752) including the prominent art historian George Baker, Associate Professor, UCLA; artist, Andrea Geyer, and Seymour H. Knox, Jr., Curator of Modern art at the Yale University Art Gallery, Jennifer Gross.

On Friday, April 6 from 1-6 there will be three thematic panels with 3 papers each and a response from Baker and Gross: “Performance, Camp, and Another Modernity”; “Spaces to Play”’ and “Labors of Love: Other Institutions.”

Open to: General public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Beinecke Library with assistance by the Department of the History of Art

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