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Pairings: Isamu Noguchi & Diego Rivera in New York

Thursday, March 11, 6-6:30 PM (EST) Pair your favorite drink with a lively and informative 30-minute conversation on two works of art by modern artists Isamu Noguchi and Diego Rivera—that were celebrated and notorious, respectively—at 50 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City in the 1930-40s. Isamu Noguchi was a Japanese American artist working in sculpture, ceramics, furniture design, lighting design, set design, gardens, and architecture over a seven-decade career. Diego Rivera was a Mexican artist with international recognition for his murals that embraced Mexican history, culture, and social ideals in large-scale public works.

What is "Pairings"? Two educators, Angela Garcia and Maya Jeffereis, will guide participants in looking closely at these two works of art and dive deep into conversation. Come open to sharing your responses to the works, learning something you perhaps didn’t know, and meaningfully connecting with others.

Who leads "Pairings" ? Angela Garcia is an independent art historian and educator with 20 years of experience creating and leading engaging experiences and conversations with art. She has lectured and facilitated conversations at The Museum of Modern Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, El Museo del Barrio, Morris Jumel Mansion among other academic, and cultural institutions. Maya Jeffereis is a Brooklyn-based artist, educator, and museum consultant with 15 years of experience working in the arts. She believes art offers us the opportunity to deeply know ourselves, to think critically about the world around us, and to meaningfully connect with others. Maya has taught at The Museum of Modern Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Shed, and Hunter College, among other institutions. Where: Zoom (link provided upon registration)

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  • Posted In: visual art, modern art, education


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