Women and Narrative Art: Expressions of the Self

Monday, October 1, 2001

Thursday, October 18, 2001 at 6:30 pm
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion 
Brookdale Center 
One West 4th Street (between Broadway and Mercer Street) 
free and open to the public

Moderator: Joan Marter, art critic, Professor of Art History, Rutgers University

Panel: Corinne Robins, art critic, poet, Julie Hefferman, artist;Dotty Attie, artist; Selina Trieff, artist

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Ora Lerman: I Gave You My Song, this discussion will focus on artistic expressions of woman and individuality. The Ora Lerman exhibition is a memorial retrospective of the celebrated artist and daughter of Eastern European Jews who settled in Campbellsville, Kentucky. Lerman's radiant and allegorical paintings, sculpture and works on paper are on view at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum from September 13 to December 16.

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