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Gallery Talk and Tour with Susan Weininger

May 23, 2018

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TIME: 7pm-8pm

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Gallery Talk & Tour with Susan Weininger

Gertrude Abercrombie: Portrait of the Artist as a Landscape

Wednesday May 23, 2018, 7:00 pm

Illinois State Museum Second Floor Gallery

Free with registration and open to the public

Join us for an engaging tour of the exhibition led by Susan Weininger, the leading scholar and author of multiple comprehensive essays on Gertrude Abercrombie's art and life. Ms. Weininger will discuss Abercromie's highly dream-like, symbolic paintings; love of jazz; and involvement in the art world of Chicago in the late 1930s through the 1960s. Please register by contacting Meghan Lindstrom at Meghan.Lindstrom@Illinois.gov or 217-782-0979.

Susan Weininger is Professor Emerita of Art History at Roosevelt University in Chicago. She has curated exhibitions, lectured and written extensively on Chicago artists including Gertrude Abercrombie, Ivan Albright, Tunis Ponsen, Francis Chapin, Romolo Roberti, Paul Kelpe as well as modernist Chicago art in general. She was a co-curator of Chicago Modern, 1893-1945: The Pursuit of the New (Terra Museum of American Art, 2004) for which she also contributed essays to the catalog. More recently, she curated and wrote the catalog for Gladys Nilsson: 1966-2010 at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art. She has lectured on the Jewish artists in Chicago on numerous occasions, including at a symposium at the Art Institute and is currently co-curating and writing for the exhibition Todros Geller: Strange Worlds, which will open in September at the Spertus Museum in Chicago. She currently serves on the Board of the New Deal Center of Roosevelt University and on the Illinois Women Artists Project and is a docent at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. 

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