The Haute Bohemia of 1930s Manhattan

In conjunction with the exhibition Partners in Design:
Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson

Moderated by Kenneth Silver, Silver Professor of Art History, NYU, and Adjunct Curator of Art, Bruce Museum; with speakers Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director, Josef & Anni Albers Foundation; and Donald Albrecht, Curator of Architecture & Design, Museum of the City of New York, and catalogue essayist for Partners in Design, this panel will focus on the roles played by salons and gay culture and their leading lights—including Kirk and Constance Askew, Lincoln Kirstein, and Julien Levy—in the development of modernism in New York in the 1930s.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Art History and Grey Art Gallery.

Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited, programs are subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.

Starts 10/24/17 7:00 pm
Ends 10/24/17 9:00 pm
Participants Kenneth Silver, Nicholas Fox Weber, and Donald Albrecht
Location Silver Center, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place)
Cost Free of charge


Program Types: Panel