Object Study: Miriam Shapiro, with Jenni Sorkin in Conversation with Joyce Tsai

  • 5:00 PM–6:00 PM

Online via Zoom

Join us for a focused conversation on artworks by Miriam Shapiro (MFA '49) in the UI Stanley Museum of Art Collection. 
Jenni Sorkin is Associate Professor of History of Art & Architecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She writes on the intersections between gender, material culture, and contemporary art, working primarily on women artists and underrepresented media. Her publications include Live Form: Women, Ceramics and CommunityRevolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women Artists, 1947–2016, the forthcoming Art in California, and numerous essays in journals and exhibition catalogs. She was educated at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bard College, and received her PhD from Yale University. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Modern Craft.
This event is co-sponsored and organized in partnership with Ceramics Program, UI School of Art and Art History. 

Cost: Free and open to all

Contact: joyce-tsai@uiowa.edu

Miriam Shapiro American, born Canadian, 1923–2015


, 1978
Acrylic, fabric on canvas, 72 x 72 in. (183 x 183 cm)
Museum purchase, Edwin B. Green American Art Endowment, 2003.2

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